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Re: Testers wanted for FSFS svnadmin recover feature (r23595)

From: Malcolm Rowe <malcolm-svn-dev_at_farside.org.uk>
Date: 2007-03-14 10:19:16 CET

On Tue, Mar 13, 2007 at 03:17:41PM -0400, Greg Hudson wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-03-13 at 11:51 +0000, Malcolm Rowe wrote:
> > Justin was kind enough to lend me the ASF's repository - all 515,882
> > revisions of it :-) It took me just over an hour to run recovery on
> > this repository on my extremely underpowered fileserver, but it
> > completed without problems.
>
> It occurs to me that if we stored the next-node-id and next-copy-id in
> each revision file in a well-defined place, "recovery" would be a much
> more trivial operation; just find the highest revision and pluck the
> information from it.
>

That sounds like a good idea. Can you think of an easy way to do it in
a backward-compatible manner? (Perhaps we could stash them at the tail
of the rev file - would that work?).

Oh, actually, we could just store them in the revprops file - that might
make more sense.

Regards,
Malcolm

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