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Re: SVN repositry wedged and recover command throws error

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-07-14 13:58:38 CEST

On Wed, 2004-07-14 at 04:14, Josh Armantrout wrote:

> C:\Program Files\Subversion\bin>svnadmin recover
> f:\svn\repository
> Please wait; recovering the repository may take some time...
> svn: DB_RUNRECOVERY: Fatal error, run database recovery

Try running catastrophic recovery with the -c flag to the db_recover
tool:

   $ db_recover -vec -h f:\svn\repository\db

> , but my main concern is that I understand what happened, how to fix
> it, and how to prevent it from happening in the future.

Here's a FAQ about why the repos may have become 'wedged':

  http://subversion.tigris.org/project_faq.html#stuck-bdb-repos

Did anything else change recently? Like, have repository permissions
changed? Did svnserve crash while it had the database open?

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