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Re: working copy administrative data corrupted

From: Ben Reser <ben_at_reser.org>
Date: 2004-10-19 01:34:37 CEST

On Fri, Oct 15, 2004 at 12:55:07PM +0200, Ruotger Skupin wrote:
> To work at home I have a working copy on a USB-stick (flash mem drive)
> which I checked out at work. So I modify the source code at home (right
> on the stick) take it back to work plug it in and commit it there.
>
> Sometimes the working copy gets corrupted somehow:
>
> Roddi:/Volumes/USBSTICK/Dev roddi$ svn st
> svn: XML parser failed in ''
> svn: Malformed XML: not well-formed (invalid token) at line 1
>
> Roddi:/Volumes/USBSTICK/Dev roddi$ svn commit
> svn: XML parser failed in '/Volumes/USBSTICK/Dev'
> svn: Malformed XML: not well-formed (invalid token) at line 1
>
> Roddi:/Volumes/USBSTICK/Dev roddi$ svn cleanup
> svn: XML parser failed in ''
> svn: Malformed XML: not well-formed (invalid token) at line 1
>
> Any ideas?

Flash memory has a fairly limited lifetime. Your USB-stick may be going
bad...

-- 
Ben Reser <ben@reser.org>
http://ben.reser.org
"Conscience is the inner voice which warns us somebody may be looking."
- H.L. Mencken
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