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Re: Error writing to the repository after cvs2svn.py

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-01-13 16:52:40 CET

Buddy Burden <buddy@barefoot.net> writes:
> 1) Blow away the directory containing the repository and run svnadmin create.
> 2) svn import from a skeleton directory layout (i.e., dirs only).
> 3) svn import from existing source into one of the dirs created in #2.
> 4a) svn2cvs --dumponly some CVS sources.
> 4b) Hack the dumpfile a tad.
> 4c) svnadmin load the dumpfile with --parent-dir into a different dir from #2.
> Whenever I do this, svnadmin load blows up and tells me to run a recovery
> (i.e., DB_RUNRECOVERY error). Obviously I tried removing #4b to see if that
> helped; it didn't. But here's the odd thing: if I remove #3, it works. If
> I remove #4 it works. If I swap #3 and #4, it works. It only fails doing
> both steps in that particular order (with or without my hack).

How big is this data set? Can you make a tarfile containing
everything needed to reproduce this, with a script? That would help a
lot... I'd like to look into this, but need to reproduce it.


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Received on Tue Jan 13 17:48:09 2004

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