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Re: DB corruption of first day of subversion

From: Ritesh Nadhani <riteshp_at_webyog.com>
Date: 2004-11-11 12:27:38 CET

Hello,

----- Original Message -----
From: "Alex R. Mosteo" <alejandro@mosteo.com>
To: <users@subversion.tigris.org>
Sent: Thursday, November 11, 2004 4:44 PM
Subject: Re: DB corruption of first day of subversion

> Ritesh Nadhani wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Alex R. Mosteo"
>> <alejandro@mosteo.com>
>>>
>>> - Avoid BerkeleyDB
>>
>>
>> Even I am use BerkelyDB. Do you say I should use FSFS?
>
> I have had problems with BDB. I haven't had problems with FSFS. It's only
> my experience, but if I remember well, I still haven't heard a single
> complaint of corruption from someone using FSFS. From BDB, instead, you
> can find aplenty.
>
>>
>>> - Try some humongous imports/exports/commits/updates with lots of files.
>>
>>
>> The funny part is that it was doing ok with 2-3 commits for around 1 day.
>> After that I did one full checkout and one full commit from my home
>> machine to the server and then it started failing everytime. The checkout
>> was of around 10MB (it included doxygen documentation for the whole
>> source code). Do you think that might be the reason and I move to FSFS?
>
> "Failing everytime". What that means? In my case, the repository seemed
> locked forever and coulnd't be recovered. What I mean is that there
> weren't error messages after the one in the first failure, nor progressive
> corruption... A failed commit and then nothing in any operation.
>

In my case it was like. I did a full import to the subversion repository.
Went home checked out everything. Made some changes. Commited it back and
whoa - i start getting all sort of invlid node problems in BDB. I went back
to office and did a local commit/export and same sort of node invalidity.

>>> - Make backups :)
>>
>> For this to happen, my subversion has to work for atleast one week :)
>
> That's the same period I use.
>
> My bottom line: if you haven't any special reason to use BDB, give FSFS a
> try.

I think I will do that but I will take backups everyday till I am sure, its
working great!!!

>

Thanks for your advice.

Regards,
Ritesh

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