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Re: error - reference to non-existent node

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2004-11-01 16:11:57 CET

Richard Jolly wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I'm suddenly getting errors on any command the goes via the repository:
>
>> svn log somefile.cgi
> svn: Reference to non-existent node '0.0.h' in filesystem
> '/path/to/local/repos/db'
>
> Trying to dump the repository I get a segfault:
>
>> svnadmin dump /path/to/repos > repos-dump
> * Dumped revision 0
> zsh: segmentation fault ...
>
> This is with version 1.1.1 (r11581), both client and server. Sitting on
> the same machine, OS X 10.3, compiled from darwinports.
>
> I can't think of any strange or unusual activity that might have caused
> it to fail.
>
> What should I do? I haven't seen anything like this in this mailing
> list.

This is indicative of bizarre database corruption.

Would you be willing to make your repository available to me (for recovery
of as much data as I can) and/or to Sleepycat, the makers of Berkeley DB (to
try and figure out what went wrong)?

Please tell us which version of berkeley DB subversion is linked to.

Max.

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