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Re: svn.collab.net going read-only Sunday 7AM US Eastern

From: Dave Brown <dave.brown_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Sun, 15 Nov 2009 17:59:27 -0800

Karl Fogel wrote:
> "C. Michael Pilato" <cmpilato_at_collab.net> writes:
>> Also, so history on this so far. (See the official job ticket, too:
>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/INFRA-2321)
>> * 7am-ish: went read-only with svn.collab.net/repos/svn; caught the
>> 'svn-complete' repos up with 'svn' history (new commits + propmods); kicked
>> off the 'svnadmin dump' process. The wrong way.
>> * 1:30pm: reported to asf-infra that the dump had completed.
>> * 2pm: provided Joe (asf-infra) my cellphone info, "just in case".
>> * 2:15pm: out the door with the wife.
>> * 3:15pm: cell phone rings. It's Joe. Seems I botched the 'nohup'
>> command, and the dumpstream has stderr turds in it. :-(
>> * 3:20pm: at wife's request, leave her in the store we're in, drive to
>> mother's house (closer than my own), let myself in, boot Mom's old Win2k
>> machine, ssh to svn.collab.net, and tar up the whole svn-complete repository
>> for delivery to Joe. Call Joe, apologize repeatedly, etc.
>> * 4:00pm: pick up wife from the store, resume afternoon.
>> From what I can see in the IRC chatter, the second load attempt is still
>> going on right now. Sorry for the extended downtime -- fault lies entirely
>> on me, unfortunately.
> No worries. He who takes the risk gets a lot of leeway, as
> Confucious... uh, meant to say. I'm sure he did. Thanks for taking
> this on!

Ditto the thanks! I'm pretty sure Confucius also meant to say "buy wife
flowers for putting up with tech snafus."


> -K
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