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Re: svnadmin dump/verify not working as expected?

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-11-11 14:29:25 CET

Garrett Rooney <rooneg@electricjellyfish.net> writes:

> On 11/10/05, John Szakmeister <john@szakmeister.net> wrote:
>
> > I expected that if we were creating full dumps (not incremental, not delta
> > dumps) that the md5sum would be computed and verified for each file. The
> > same with svnadmin verify.
> >
> > Was this the intended behavior?
>
> That surprised me as well, but now that I look at dump.c it does seem
> to be the case. It seems like we should at least be verifying the
> checksums when we're doing a verify, if nothing else, and probably in
> a normal dump as well.

IIRC, when dump was written, BDB was the only backend, and BDB does
MD5 checking on all reads. Does FSFS not behave similarly safety net?

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C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato@collab.net>
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