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Re: can not recover/export database

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-03-09 05:34:43 CET

On Mar 8, 2005, at 7:22 PM, oliver langan wrote:

> Hi Ben, thanks for the message. Unfortunately, I seem to have a
> particularly corrupted database. I did delete all the log files and
> __db*
> as well, and the recovery seems to work: when the errors I mentioned
> below
> actually happen when I am trying to dump the file. It is really
> catastrophic. We have lost about three weeks of revisions since our
> last
> backup.
> We have only just started using svn within the company (trying to get
> away
> from SourceSafe), but I am going to have a hard time selling it after
> this.

I'm certainly not saying that Subversion shouldn't take some blame
here; but shouldn't one backup critical databases more than once every
three weeks? Most organizations do it every day.

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