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Re: svnadmin dump stalls

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2004-04-23 16:49:44 CEST

Tess Snider wrote:

> Okay, so we discussed some time ago that my subversion was a bit
> out-of-date. Things have finally settled down enough now that I can
> safely do an upgrade. The only trouble is, I can't seem to dump my
> repository. Out of 406 revisions, it manages to stall right after
> revision 18 (a measly 531K, for those keeping score at home). I'm not out
> of disk space. I'm only using 3.4GB out of a total of 56.5GB on
> this partition. I am correctly using the OLD svnadmin to do the dump. I
> can't think of what else I might be doing wrong.
> So, what gives? Any recommendations? If this turns into a "you're going
> to have to check the whole thing out, destroy your repository, and build
> it again from scratch" situation, I'm going to be one grumpy girl!

If you previously had some process die while connected to the repository
there could still be stray locks that it was holding at the time. You
might want to try 'svnadmin recover' on the repository before your
'svnadmin dump', and see if that helps.


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