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Re: MacOS X problems---Corrupt repository

From: <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-08-03 07:47:17 CEST

"Sander Striker" <striker@apache.org> writes:

> > My recollection is that Sander Striker was having discussions with
> > sleepycat folk, and that some deep issue was revealed. In almost all
> > of these cases, a berkeley db table had switched 'type' for some
> > reason; the sleepycat people revealed that this might happen if
> > recovery is happening whilst something else changes the db. (Is this
> > accurate, Sander?)
> Let me dig up the mail. Note that a big chunk of communication was
> done by cmpilato BTW.
> What it basically comes down to is that a recover will recreate the
> environment. Which means that if you modify the db while recovering
> you get an inconsistent environment (wrong allocation counts etc).

That's correct. It is positively critical that you never run
'svnadmin recover' on a repository that is in use by any processes.

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