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Re: a humble suggestion

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-07-01 23:27:20 CEST

Eric Ocean <bizman@masterpiece-ag.com> writes:

> P.s. I can access the svn repository, but the "dump" file generated by
> svnadmin is corrupt and won't load past revision 3 (I'm currently
> around revision 40), so creating a new repository is out. Yes, I've
> tried db_recover. It fails, and according to Sleepycat, the only thing
> that would work is a catastrophic recovery which requires complete log
> files. In my world, "catastrophic" refers to permanent hardware
> failure, not system hangs. Oh well.

Actually, I've used catastrophic recovery in the absence of all log
files to successfully restore a database. Were I you, I'd make a
backup copy of my repository (cp -a) and go for the catastrophic
recovery. I mean, as long as you have a backup of the repos, it can't
get any worse, right?

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