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RE: Filesystem has no such representation

From: Matthew Warneford <Matthew_at_DUBIT.CO.UK>
Date: 2004-04-30 17:35:18 CEST

Hi -

Thanks for the quick reply!

Im trying to run 'db_recover -c' from the command line but having
problems... am I making a school boy error here?

Ive navigated to


Then tried to run the comman db_recover -c but given the error that the name
specified is not recognised as na internal or....

Any thoughts?

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Max Bowsher [mailto:maxb@ukf.net]
> Sent: 28 April 2004 14:07
> To: Matthew Warneford; users@subversion.tigris.org
> Subject: Re: Filesystem has no such representation
> Matthew Warneford wrote:
> > Hi -
> >
> > Im not sure if this is the correct place to post this question, but here
> > goes...
> >
> > The system has been working brilliantly for a while, however today im
> now
> > getting this error
> >
> > list -r HEAD svn://server/repository
> >
> > Filesystem has no such representation
> >
> > svn: No such representation '8r0'
> >
> > I don't know if this rings any bells with anyone, any suggestions would
> be
> > great! Im hoping that the work has not been lost?
> Hard to say. The error means that the repository database has been
> damaged,
> and somehow contains a reference to data which is not present.
> First thing to try is 'svnadmin recover', though I don't think that will
> help here.
> Next, try making a *copy* of your repository, changing to the 'db'
> subdirectory, and running 'db_recover -c'.
> If that doesn't work, then the remaining options are a restory from
> backup,
> possibly using the db/log.* files from the broken repository to bring the
> backup repository up-to-date, or making Berkeley DB dumps of the
> repository
> database available on a web/ftp server somewhere, and I will try to
> identify
> and repair as much damage as is possible.
> Max.
Received on Fri Apr 30 17:33:34 2004

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