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Re: [Subversion Wiki] Update of "CopySvnsyncMirrorToMaster" by JulianFoad

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Thu, 3 Nov 2011 08:28:09 +0200

Agreed that the data in the known-good copy should replace the data in
other copies

Disagreed that we should recommnd rsync'ing db/ to a portable disk over
hotcopy to such a disk

Philip Martin wrote on Wed, Nov 02, 2011 at 17:39:06 +0000:
> Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name> writes:
> > Apache Wiki wrote on Wed, Nov 02, 2011 at 16:49:37 -0000:
> >> + Copy, by any convenient method (such as rsync or by physically shipping a disk), the following parts of the mirror repository into the master repository:
> >> +
> >> + * the 'db' subdirectory
> >
> > It doesn't make any sense to copy the entire db/ directory. Instead of
> > that the advice should be to dump or svnsync-from the known-good source.
> The slave is the best known-good source.
> This is an issue 3845 repository. We haven't identified how many rev
> files are corrupt through truncation. If we do fix a corrupt rev file
> with information from the slave then offsets within the rev file change
> and subsequent rev files that refer to the old offsets become corrupt.
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Received on 2011-11-03 07:28:55 CET

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