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Re: Hotcopy backup error

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2004-12-16 15:58:38 CET

> Quoting "Butler, Frances H (FHB)" <butlerfh@y12.doe.gov>:
>> No, I don't think so, because I've run the command as root previously
>> with
>> no problems. I think it's a space issue.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: quastst@in-euro.de [mailto:quastst@in-euro.de]
>> Sent: Wednesday, December 15, 2004 10:27 AM
>> To: Butler, Frances H (FHB)
>> Cc: users@subversion.tigris.org; Ogle, Kent D (KOX)
>> Subject: Re: Hotcopy backup error
>> Maybe you have permission problem. The repo is belonging to cvn with
>> group
>> cvn, but you are acting as root. But only cvn has rw-permissions on all
>> data. Test if changing permission could help.
>> Greets,
>> Stefan
>> Quoting "Butler, Frances H (FHB)" <butlerfh@y12.doe.gov>:
>>> I have the following transcript of an error I received when running
>>> the hotcopy backup.
>>> ./hot-backup.py /home/cvn/JuneRepo /mnt/butlerfh3
>>> Beginning hot backup of '/home/cvn/JuneRepo'.
>>> Youngest revision is 6187
>>> Backing up repository to '/mnt/butlerfh3/JuneRepo-6187'...
>>> svn: Can't copy '/home/cvn/JuneRepo/db/strings' to
>>> '/mnt/butlerfh3/JuneRepo-6187
>>> /db/strings.tmp': File too large
>>> Unable to backup the repository.
>>> [root@butlerfh1 backup]#
>>> The sizes are as follows:
>>> ls -al
>>> -rw-r--r-- 1 cvn cvn 2160025600 Dec 15 09:13 strings
>>> So, it would appear that I have a disk space problem, but how much
>>> space is needed to generate the .tmp file during the hotcopy backup?
>>> Any assistance would be appreciated.

This isn't a disk space problem. The problem is that the strings file has
grown beyond the 2Gb boundary, beyond which, 64-bit file offset addressing
is required, and some component (apr, I think) hasn't been compiled with
this capability.


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