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Re: Problems interacting with svn.collab.net/repos/svn/

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-06-28 02:08:31 CEST

Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@collab.net> writes:

> I finally logged into the box, and discovered about 9 hung
> backup-processes attempting to rsync our hot-backup to an offsite box.
> I have no idea why they were stuck, but I'm guessing they were all
> trying to hit the repository at once, and were using up and hanging on
> to locks. I killed the hung scripts, and poof, the repository was fine
> again.
> Mike Pilato has seen this sort of thing before; he's out of touch at
> the moment, but hopefully he can comment on this tomorrow and
> discover a cause.

I wish I had some answers, but unfortunately, I don't. Our backup
procedure involves running hot-backup.py to make backups of the
repositories, and then rsync-ing those backups offsite. So, access to
the live repositories should only last as long as the hot-backup.py

A couple of test-runs of the backup script that I just ran went
without any problems. So, I guess we can just try to monitor some

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