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Re: Unexplained "Corrupt representation" errors with 1.8.1

From: Stefan Fuhrmann <stefan.fuhrmann_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Wed, 31 Jul 2013 19:58:06 +0200

On Wed, Jul 31, 2013 at 7:48 PM, Ben Reser <ben_at_reser.org> wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 31, 2013 at 7:44 AM, Philip Martin
> <philip.martin_at_wandisco.com> wrote:
> > Looking at the repository path ('CONVERSION' and 'test') and the fact
> > that the error vanished when httpd was restarted is it possible this
> > involved a temporary repository being replaced by another repository at
> > the same path with the same UUID. If that happens I think apache may
> > have been using the in-memory cache associated with the old repository
> > when accessing the new repository.
>
> Realistically the UUID really shouldn't be used by caching to decide
> if it's looking at the same repo. Since it's exposed to clients users
> doing dump/load cycles are going to modify repos and end up with the
> same UUID. I'd suggest that we add another UUID that isn't exposed to
> the client and that svnadmin can't modify with load. The cache system
> should use this UUID for cache purposes.
>

+1. Let's call that UUID "instance ID".

-- Stefan^2.
Received on 2013-07-31 19:58:41 CEST

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