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Re: corrupt commits - Eclipse 3.0.1/Subclipse 0.9.28/JavaSVN 0.8.5

From: Toby Thain <toby_at_smartgames.ca>
Date: 2005-03-08 21:51:15 CET

On 8-Mar-05, at 1:56 PM, Alexander Kitaev wrote:

> Hello Toby,
>
> I think it is javasvn problem. Could you please send me a copy of your
> working copy file (along with the ".svn/*" files), so that I will be
> able to
> reproduce your commit. Thanks.

Alexander

Thanks for the response. I've already had to fix this particular repo
(reverse merge), and I can't give you access to it, but I can make a
test repo somewhere that I can give you access, and see if I can
reproduce it.

Toby

> I may suggest that javasvn doesn't process "keywords" correctly and
> this may
> cause incorrect delta computation and corrupted commit.
>
> Alexander Kitaev,
> TMate Software,
> http://tmatesoft.com/
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Toby Thain [mailto:toby@smartgames.ca]
>> Sent: Tuesday, March 08, 2005 5:02 PM
>> To: users@subclipse.tigris.org
>> Subject: corrupt commits - Eclipse 3.0.1/Subclipse
>> 0.9.28/JavaSVN 0.8.5
>>
>> Hi
>>
>> I'm running Eclipse on OS X and I've seen half a dozen
>> instances of corrupt files being committed ... i.e. file data
>> that's different from the working copies.
>> The corruption manifests itself as a truncated file with some
>> lines in the header ( e.g. $Revision lines) also being
>> garbled. I always have to fix with a reverse merge since the
>> working copies are not corrupt (unless the bad commit is
>> checked out, of course).
>>
>> I've seen this on two different OS X systems now, one 10.3.7
>> and one a completely clean install of 10.3.8, so the problem
>> isn't isolated to the quirks of one installation.
>> Unfortunately I don't know exactly what sequence of events
>> will cause a bad commit, yet, although I've seen it on at
>> least three files in the last week (all C++ .h). I've yet to
>> see a corrupt commit from the CLI client, so I'm suspecting
>> the Eclipse subsystems at the moment.
>>
>> Obviously this is a serious problem for me, I kind of hope
>> no-one can reproduce this nasty behaviour, but on the other
>> hand, I'd feel even better if it were reproduced and fixed.
>>
>> Toby
>>
>>
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Received on Wed Mar 9 07:51:15 2005

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