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Re: Pristine text missing - cleanup doesn't work

From: Johan Corveleyn <jcorvel_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2013 23:04:57 +0200

On Thu, Apr 18, 2013 at 10:05 PM, Bert Huijben <bert_at_qqmail.nl> wrote:
> Johan Corveleyn reported that he heard multiple reports of this being caused
> by earlier SvnKit versions. I have not got a single bugreport of this type
> for AnkhSvn via our error reporting infrastructure.
>
> I don’t see how anybody using SQLite can cause this as the updating of the
> reference count is only handled by the triggers...
>
> But SvnKit implemented their own clone, which used to have problems in this
> field...

Indeed. But those errors have since been fixed (have not seen such
problems anymore in the last half year or so).

However ...

On Thu, Apr 18, 2013 at 9:55 PM, Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com> wrote:
...
> I think we should do something to improve the situation. Fortunately it
> seems to be relatively rare, as not many people have complained about it,
> but there are over 5000 pages listed by Google with that error message.

Big +1 from me.

See my own prodding for improvement in this area.

http://svn.haxx.se/dev/archive-2012-09/0304.shtml
http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/subversion-dev/201206.mbox/%3CCAB84uBUJeZDHjhKP6Fz2hoU_g1oHUZyUq_wNVNC=pPyju7hVJw@mail.gmail.com%3E
http://svn.haxx.se/dev/archive-2011-07/0001.shtml

FWIW, I don't buy the argument that svn / sqlite can't break. Bugs (or
rare cosmic ray disturbances or whatever) do happen. Having an 'svn
repair' / 'svn validate' command or something (like SmartSVN's
'validate admin area') would definitely be nice.

--
Johan
Received on 2013-04-18 23:05:49 CEST

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