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Re: can not recover/export database

From: John Szakmeister <john_at_szakmeister.net>
Date: 2005-03-09 11:03:07 CET

On Tuesday 08 March 2005 20:22, 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.

You should really be making backups more than once every 3 weeks. All
that aside, you should really try the FSFS backend ('svnadmin create
--fs-type fsfs repo-name'). It essentially requires zero administration.

> 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.

-John

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