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Re: Recovery from a broken repository

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2005-03-08 14:10:48 CET

Rob Kendrick wrote:
> Hi,
>
> My Subversion repository recently stopped working in the past few days (a
> replacement set of discs have been installed in the server it resides on,
> data
> was rsynced from one set to the other over a network, if that matters.):

Rsynced whilst the repository was active, perchance? Big oops, if so.

> svn@pike:~$ svnlook info svn
> svn: No transaction named '3r' in filesystem 'svn/db'
>
> 11 rjek_at_trite:~ $ svn co svn://svn.rjek.com/colloquy
> svn: No transaction named '3r' in filesystem '/home/svn/svn/db'
>
> svn@pike:~$ svnadmin dump svn > dump
> * Dumped revision 0.
> svn: No such string '1yq'
...
> The repository is only small (80 or so changes, all of 5MB as a tar.bz2,
> berkeley db format), and I have a copy of the head (no branches or
> anything)
> but losing the change information is vexing.
>
> Has anybody any suggestions for what to try next? If anybody would like
> to
> examine a copy of the repository, there's nothing secret in it, and I'm
> welcome to put a tarball of it up somewhere if people think it might help.

Yes please, go ahead.

Max.

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