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Re: the 0.24 release?

From: Robert Pluim <rpluim_at_bigfoot.com>
Date: 2003-06-11 23:45:06 CEST

Greg Stein writes:
> On Wed, Jun 11, 2003 at 02:09:29PM -0700, Blair Zajac wrote:
> > Greg Stein wrote:
> >...
> > > Hunh? What corruption are you referring to? I'm not aware of
> > > any problems at the moment. The only one that I know that has
> > > ever occurred was BDB 4.0 on the Mac OS X platform.
> >
> > Where have you been :) There have been reports of svn/BDB 4.1.25
> > repositories getting corrupted probably once a month or so.
> >
> > Collab.net was going to put somebody onto tracking down this
> > issue but that hasn't happened yet.
> Eh? Is this the one that is generally typified by people using multiple
> access paths, and then you need to run recovery every now and then?

FWIW, I've seen this with my test repositories, but I'd put it down to
my use of non-standard [1] builds of svn. Using ra_local for a while
and then ra_dav seems to be the pattern that triggers it. Never lost
any data though, recover has always worked.

> When I see the word "corruption", I think "data loss." Rather than "BDB is
> freaked out. Give it a 'lude."


[1] ie "hacked to bits by me"

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