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Re: Problem checking out code from a subversion repository

From: Art Haas <ahaas_at_airmail.net>
Date: 2003-02-24 21:24:43 CET

On Mon, Feb 24, 2003 at 02:13:51PM -0800, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> Art Haas <ahaas@airmail.net> writes:
> > $ svn co http://subversion.pythoncad.org:9000/svn/pythoncad/trunk pythoncad
> > A pythoncad/MANIFEST.in
> > svn: Filesystem has no such representation
> > svn: could not checkout a file
> > svn:
> > svn_fs__bdb_read_rep: no such representation `16g'
> > $
> >
> > A search about the representations turned up e-mails regarding commits,
> > so I'm puzzled. Anyone have suggestions for things to look for? The
> > remote site is running subversion 0.17.1, and I'm running 0.18 (plus a
> > few revisions) locally. The local repo is rsync'ed over to the remote
> > site periodically.
> Oh no, rsync?
> You know that it's *bad* to just copy a live, running berkeley
> database? You need to use the 'hot-backup.py' script to do it
> safely. It looks like your repository has some messed up data
> structures in it now.

Well, the local repository on my machine is only used by me (it is my
computer at home, and no-one else uses it), and when I run the rsync to
the remote machine, I'm not doing anything with the repository other
than sending the files out. I'll look at the hot-backup.py script, though.

Art Haas

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Received on Mon Feb 24 21:25:38 2003

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