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Re: Repo "broken"

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2009 17:38:42 +0000

2009/3/23 Robert Roessler <robertr_at_rftp.com>:
> Stefan Küng wrote:
>> Robert Roessler wrote:
>>> On my Vista SP1 x64 box, I uninstalled one of the recent "1.5.99"
>>> nightly builds, and installed the released 1.6
>>> (TortoiseSVN-
>>> When I tried to view the new rev graph on one of my repos, I see a
>>> "Getting information from repository..." progress indicator - which
>>> immediately displays a "Want to go offline?" popup.  This popup explains
>>> that there has been a problem contacting the server...
>>> As I use "file:" repos exclusively, this seems unlikely if taken at face
>>> value.  Note that if I tell it to go ahead and "work offline for now",
>>> an instance of TortoiseProc.exe just sits there at 100% CPU.
>>> Other observations:
>>> 1) all of my other repos behave as expected
>>> 2) the "broken" repo is able to show an apparently reasonable "SVN
>>> Commit..." dialog (although it shows one file in the WC with a "deleted"
>>> status that I don't think I would have deleted)
>>> 3) if I attempt an SVN "Clean up" operation from the context menu,
>>> TortoiseProc.exe crashes with a "0xc0000417" exception at offset "0x54fc0"
>>> 4) if I try to start the repo browser on this repo, I see a "Unable to
>>> open an ra_local session to URL" error in the browser window, along with
>>> "Can't open file '...\db\min-unpacked-rev': The system cannot find the
>>> file specified"
>> Seems you're using the BDB repository format. That isn't supported
>> anymore in TSVN 1.6 (see the release notes).
>> You have to convert your repository to FSFS format if you want to keep
>> accessing it via file:///
> But no, I have *never* [knowingly] set up a repo to use BDB - even my
> very first one, which this isn't... if it helps, the .svn file tree in
> the repo and WC appears substantially the same as all the other working
> repos.
> If I need one, is there some definitive test for examining the file
> trees of a repo or WC to determine its "format"?

Look in db/fs-type (which is a text file)


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