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Re: database corruption

From: John Szakmeister <john_at_szakmeister.net>
Date: 2004-07-18 22:29:53 CEST

On Sunday 18 July 2004 13:49, Pejvan BEIGUI wrote:
> You're absolutely right about all this. I have indeed a back-up of the
> last two days, and I felt really safe with this. The only thing which
> went wrong is that I haven't used svn for a few weeks and don't know
> why the base got corrupt and hence I didn't notice it and back-uped the
> corrupt DB. I guess that I'll add a daily incremental dump to another
> backup procedure.

If you make sure to run 'svnadmin recover' and 'svnadmin verify' on the
backed up repositories, that will help identify a corrupt repository.
That way, at least 1 of the 2 backup will be okay, and you don't have to
rely on accessing it yourself to identify corruption.

> Anyway, I'll keep on using SVN since I find it being a lot easier to
> use than CVS and it's also really more versatile :-)

I hear that. :-)


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