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Re: Suddenly corrupted Subversion repository.

From: John Szakmeister <john_at_szakmeister.net>
Date: 2004-05-26 09:42:22 CEST

On Wednesday 26 May 2004 03:22, Natalya Pyalling wrote:
> Now we have problem with any access to specific directory. (for example
> /svn/repos/trunk/Code/xsys/control).
> After 'svnadmin recover' always is ok. Browser, svnlook can access to
> this directory.
> On the client side.
> After issuing 'svn update' for this directory, svn said 'Time for
> waiting' and died. Then any access to all repository is blocked.
> On the server side.
> Httpd took too much time of CPU (99,9%) and worked too long. Svnlook and
> browser and svn didn't have any access to repository.
> If I stop Apache and issue 'svnadmin recover', always will be ok. When
> somebody tried to access /svn/repos/trunk/Code/xsys/control, the case
> repeats.

Did you perform recover using the apache user? If not, then you probably have
a permissions problem here. You need to make sure that Apache can read/write
to all parts of the database and activity file. I imagine you fixed one
problem by running 'svnadmin recover', but created another by running that as


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