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Re: "Checksum mismatch" on checkout with FSFS repository

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-02-14 18:33:40 CET

On Feb 14, 2005, at 11:09 AM, andi wrote:

> andi schrieb:
>> hi there,
>> my repository isn't working well if i try to checkout or dump it. i
>> get this error:
>> $ svn checkout file:///e/svn/diplom_copy
>> A diplom_copy/webs
>> A diplom_copy/webs/praktikumsbericht (gesammelte sachen)
>> svn: Checksum mismatch while reading representation:
>> expected: 512f8f80f256e273b04aec638cfef858
>> actual: ca8371ee1ec50d0e0455f9d4b5c4ba34
>> i have a fsfs repository, which makes me helpless, because the
>> db_dump-thing on 'representations' doesn't works for me.
> i've seen in a diff right now, that the file
> diplom_copy/db/revs/1
> was not the same as on my backup. restoring the backup-file solved the
> problem.
> just for my interest: how could i manage this without an older copy?

You couldn't. If the repository itself throws a checksum error, that
means data inside the repository is corrupted. There's no way to
"heal" the corruption... the checksums are only there to detect the
corruption and scream about it. Without a backup, you're hosed.

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