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Re: svnadmin verify rev 0 always succeeds?

From: <kmradke_at_rockwellcollins.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2008 15:53:52 -0600

kmradke_at_rockwellcollins.com wrote on 01/17/2008 03:24:29 PM:
> I was trying to purposely corrupt a test repository to test my nightly
> repo verification scripts.
>
> However, I noticed rev 0 in the repo does not seem to ever be verified.
Is
> this by design?
> I would imagine it is identical for every repo created, but the svnadmin

> verify command
> indicates it is verifying revision 0.
>
> Reproduction recipe:
>
> $ svnadmin create test_repo
> $ svnadmin verify test_repo
> * Verified revision 0.
> $ rm -f test_repo/dv/revs/0
> $ svnadmin verify test_repo
> * Verified revision 0.
> $ echo garbage > test_repo/db/revs/0
> $ svnadmin verify test_repo
> * Verified revision 0.
>
> Does the contents of revision 0 really not ever matter?

Minor typo when copying to the email. The rm command should have been:

$ rm -f test_repo/db/revs/0
                   ^
Kevin R.

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