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Re: We could find some revision in SVN repository

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2009 20:36:16 +0200

On 18.08.2009 20:33, Petr Fejfar wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 18, 2009 at 8:15 PM, Stefan Küng<tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> If however you're accessing the repository properly via svnserve or
> Yes, it is a regular SVN server isntallation running on Debian Linux
> and accessed via URL svn://<ip-address>/....
>> apache, then you have to check the repository itself on the server. Run an
>> $svnadmin verify path/to/repository
>> on the server. My guess is that your repository is corrupt. You can try
>> to repair it with $svnadmin recover path/to/repository
>> but that's no guarantee (I hope you have a backup).
> OK. I'll forward your recommendation to linux admin to test it.
>> And if I may speculate here why the repository is missing some revisions:
>> * bad sectors on the harddrive
>> * virus scanner deleting revision files because it 'found' a virus in
>> them (yes, that happens more than you might think)
> Virus: do you mean client side (Windows side) or server side (linux
> side) or both?

Would be on the server side most likely. If on the client side, I guess
the commit would not succeed in the first place.
But since you're using Debian, I would suspect a bad sector on the
harddrive instead.


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