py-svndump is a python module (named svndump) for parsing and altering the
svnadmin dump before loading it into a repository with
The reason it exists was that I needed a way to filter out svn:mergeinfo from a huge dump-file before loading it to make the size of the repository smaller.
parser for a simple skeleton for reading a dump file from standard input
and writing it unaltered to standard output.
By adding the following to the for-loop we can change the author for all commits done by "erik" to "erijo" and delete all mergeinfo.
if isinstance(record, RevisionRecord): try: if record.properties["svn:author"] == "erik": record.properties["svn:author"] = "erijo" except KeyError: assert record.headers[record.REVISION_NUMBER_HEADER] == "0" elif (isinstance(record, NodeRecord) and record.properties is not None): try: del record.properties["svn:mergeinfo"] except KeyError: pass