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Re: Catastrophic database recovery with db log files

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-03-23 16:51:50 CET

On Tue, 2004-03-23 at 09:12, Matthias Saou wrote:

> I don't have a backup of the very latest content, but I do have all the
> logfiles created ever since the repository was started, so I'd be really
> interested in being able to "replay" all of those. Can anyone point me to
> an explanation on how to do it?

1. Copy your whole repository, play with the copy.

2. Delete the 7 tables: nodes, revisions, representations, changes,
strings, transactions, uuids

3. run 'db_recover -c -h /path/to/repos/db'

(The -c is for 'catastrophic' recovery.)

I believe this is what the BDB docs recommend.

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