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Re: Subversion DB corruption

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-09-14 02:10:40 CEST

Juan Jose Comellas <juanjo@comellas.com.ar> writes:
> How does Subversion handle the journalling of its own files? Does it use
> fsync() to make sure that the data is flushed to the hard drive?

I believe this is what Berkeley DB does (and therefore what Subversion
does, when used with BDB), unless one passed '--bdb-txn-nosync' to
'svnadmin create'.

> BTW, even doing this might not be enough when using IDE drives. There was a
> thread about this issue in the PostgreSQL users list some time ago.

Sigh :-).

-Karl

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