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Re: fsverify.py unable to fix invalid svndiff header

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Wed, 18 May 2011 12:45:01 +0200

Stefan Sperling wrote on Wed, May 18, 2011 at 12:29:41 +0200:
> On Wed, May 18, 2011 at 12:18:54PM +0200, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> > > There doesn't seem to be a duplicated block. The revision file itself seems
> > > to be fine, expect that one of the lengths of the bad rev doesn't seem to
> >
> > Huh? Are you referring to the two 'length' attributes in the text: and
> > data: attributes of a node-revision? In what way is it wrong?
> I don't remember exactly.
> I'll need a bit of time to dig into the file again before I can give a
> precise answer.


Julian and I's discussion today raised improper memory accesses as one
potential cause --- and it could easily account for bogus rep-size (and
rep-expanded-size) issues as well.

[There was also a suggestion to get whoever can reproduce corruptions to
run mod_dav_svn under valgrind :-).]
Received on 2011-05-18 12:46:47 CEST

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