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Re: svnadmin verify problems

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2004-09-14 12:29:26 CEST

Michael Doerfler wrote:
> Hi Max, thanks for taking the time to get back to me. I'm early enough in
> the project to where I can just create a new repository from a working
> copy
> and lose the history.
>
> When you say the repository has become corrupted. Is this a problem with
> berkeley db being corrupted or is the db fine but the subversion data is
> corrupted.

It seems that the berkeley db became corrupted, was recovered, but in doing
so managed to lose some data items, which left the subversion data
incomplete.

Max.

>
> Thanks for your help.
>
> Mike
>
>> From: "Max Bowsher" <maxb@ukf.net>
>> To: "Michael Doerfler"
>> <mikedoerfler@hotmail.com>,<users@subversion.tigris.org>
>> Subject: Re: svnadmin verify problems
>> Date: Sat, 11 Sep 2004 13:32:19 +0100
>>
>> Michael Doerfler wrote:
>>> Hi subversion team. We have recenlty started having problems with
>>> subversion 1.0.6 on windows 2000 that has rendered subversion unusable.
>>> Any
>>> help would be greatly appreciated.
>>>
>>> The client will type in the command "svn update" and get a message "No
>>> transaction named '1q' in filesystem 'C:/svnrepos/cms/db'
>>>
>>> I'll stop the apache service that is used to access the server and go to
>>> the
>>> server and run "svnadmin listxns cms" and there will be no transactons.
>>>
>>> I'll then run "svnadmin verify cms" and it will verify revision 0 and 1
>>> and
>>> then spit out the message "svn: No such string 't6'".
>>>
>>> Our current revision is 45 and I can't do the command "svnadmin dump cms
>>> -r
>>> 45 >cms.dump" I get the message "svn: No transaction named '1q' in
>>> filesystem 'cms/db'.
>>>
>>> Thanks for your help!
>>
>> Your repository has somehow become corrupted.
>>
>> Consider restoring from backup.
>>
>> If you put a zipfile of the repository on a web/ftp site and email me an
>> URL, I'll assess how bad the damage is, and attempt recovery.
>>
>> Max.
>>
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