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Re: 500 Internal Server Error: corrupted BDB

From: Erik Huelsmann <e.huelsmann_at_gmx.net>
Date: 2004-01-27 23:47:36 CET

They are not using a repository located on an NFS drive right? Since if they
were, that would explain it all.

bye,

Erik.

> Unfortunately for some of our people, we recommended that they use
> Subversion over the other VCSs we were considering, and there have been
> many complaints about, what I assume to be the same problem all around,
> bugs in svn causing corrupted repositories, lost work, etc.
> So, I set about trying to reproduce the bugs they were encountering.
> >>From what I could gather, most of the problems were characterized by svn
> producing a "500 Internal Server Error", which doesn't really tell you
> much, and a corrupted DB. Still not very informative--could be
> anything--but in one instance the entire copies table was corrupted,
> and the DB was unrecoverable, short of restoring that file from a
> backup. My efforts to reproduce this problem were not without some
> success, though.

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