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FAQ Suggestion: svnadmin recover before dump (was "Re: svnadmin dump of repository hangs after a single revision is dumped - Windows 2000")

From: <subversion_at_millenix.mailshell.com>
Date: 2004-01-15 04:48:15 CET

Trevor Harrison wrote:
> Kyle Joe-CNST08 wrote:
>> Oops, nevermind. snvadmin recover fixed it. Sorry, shoulda tried that
>> first before bothering the list. Looking forward to the Windows
>> installer for 0.36.0...
> Just to chime in here, I've hit this exact problem twice now. I took
> down my apache processes and tried to run a svnadmin dump, only to have
> it hang on one of my first versions. I do an svnadmin recover, then try
> the dump again which works.

Should this perhaps be in the FAQ?

Or, better yet, a proposed change: automatically run recover when dumping
the repository. svnadmin dump requires an exlucisve lock IIRC, so there's
nothing preventing this, right?

What does a dev think?

Philip Miller

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Received on Thu Jan 15 04:48:50 2004

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