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Re: svn and berkeley db corruption revisited

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2004-11-25 21:08:48 CET

Erik Huelsmann wrote:
>> Max said he recovered Yoann's repository. Is there some documentation on
>> how to do this?
>
> No, currently Max is the only one who knows how to do this.

I've written up a new entry for the FAQ. It's committed, but the live
website hasn't yet been updated. In the meantime, you may view it directly
out of the svn repository:

http://svn.collab.net/repos/svn/trunk/www/project_faq.html#bdb41-tabletype-bug

>> Is there a way to avoid this problem in the future?
>
> Yes, ...
>
>> I
>> can't find any useful information on the "copies table type field
>> corrupted
>> from btree to recno for no apparent reason" bug.
>>
>> System info:
>> Fedora Core 1
>> Subversion 1.1.0
>> db 4.1.25
>
> ... stop using bdb 4.1.25 and upgrade to 4.2: 4.1 is definitely not to
> be used if at all possible. Bothe 4.0 and 4.2 have been found to be
> more stable.

Yes! Yes! Avoid BDB 4.1 at all costs!

Max.

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