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Re: svnadmin dump/verify not working as expected?

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-11-11 14:29:25 CET

Garrett Rooney <rooneg@electricjellyfish.net> writes:

> On 11/10/05, John Szakmeister <john@szakmeister.net> wrote:
> > I expected that if we were creating full dumps (not incremental, not delta
> > dumps) that the md5sum would be computed and verified for each file. The
> > same with svnadmin verify.
> >
> > Was this the intended behavior?
> That surprised me as well, but now that I look at dump.c it does seem
> to be the case. It seems like we should at least be verifying the
> checksums when we're doing a verify, if nothing else, and probably in
> a normal dump as well.

IIRC, when dump was written, BDB was the only backend, and BDB does
MD5 checking on all reads. Does FSFS not behave similarly safety net?

C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato@collab.net>
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