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RE: [RFC/PATCH] svnadmin: recover/hotcopy erroring out for old FSFS repositories

From: Bert Huijben <bert_at_qqmail.nl>
Date: Thu, 23 Jan 2014 12:33:11 +0100

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Evgeny Kotkov [mailto:evgeny.kotkov_at_visualsvn.com]
> Sent: donderdag 23 januari 2014 11:00
> To: dev_at_subversion.apache.org
> Subject: [RFC/PATCH] svnadmin: recover/hotcopy erroring out for old FSFS
> repositories


> If this might help to understand what is going on, I've made a
> patch for 1.8.x branch, which explicitly points the problems and rushes
> toward
> the green test suite. Doing this for 1.8.x allows to postpone the problem
> and focus on 2-4), because, as far as I suspect, fixing 1) might get a bit
> messy. [See the attached patch #2]

Thanks fort his detailed error report. I commited your testcases to make it
very clear that we have some problem to solve.

I'll wait for others to respond in depth, as I'm not really familiar enough
with this code yet, to choose the right approach here. (I see multiple kinds
of regressions in your report)

> An appropriate fix for this issue undoubtedly requires a lot more work.
> I think I might be able to come up with a patch for the trunk in the
> future (in case someone does not fix it earlier).
> [1] http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=4213
> [2] http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=r1367683
> [3] http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=r1503742
> [4] http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=r1404675
> [5] http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=r1404708


> Thanks and regards,
> Evgeny Kotkov
Received on 2014-01-23 12:41:50 CET

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