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Re: mismatch while reading representation

From: John Szakmeister <john_at_szakmeister.net>
Date: 2007-09-18 02:27:34 CEST

Tobias Dunn-Krahn wrote:
> Hello All,
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> I posted this on the user list but got no reply. My apologies if this
> is not the appropriate place to post.
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> I’m trying to migrate a subversion repository from a linux system to a
> windows system using svnadmin dump and svnadmin load. Unfortunately,
> when I get to a particular revision (a relatively large revision -
> ~700MB) I get the following error:
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> svnadmin: Checksum mismatch while reading representation:
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> expected: 5a61669a554808ffb94c0542b79a6d5f
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> actual: 5a55203a7809f159b4271a4dcec97684
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> I came across this on the web:
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> http://ilovett.com/blog/programming/subversion-checksum-error
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> which describes a similar error and recommends manually repairing the
> database. One of the cited commands is:
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> db_dump -kp representations > representations.dump
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> which is to be executed within the db directory of the repository.
> However, my repository does not have a “representations” directory or
> file. Perhaps my repository is using a different database (i.e. not
> Berkeley)? Any other suggestions as to how to migrate the repository?
>

Sounds like a revision is corrupt. fsfsverify may be able to fix it.
You can download it from:
   http://www.szakmeister.net/fsfsverify/

If you still have an issue, email me privately with a link of where to
download the bad revision and I can likely repair it.

HTH!

-John

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