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Re: PLEASE Help with Repository CORRUPTION!

From: Saulius Grazulis <grazulis_at_akl.lt>
Date: 2005-03-24 18:11:47 CET

Hi, Robert,

it's probably not so easy to help you from just your mail since there is not
som many info on what is going on.

On Thursday 24 March 2005 18:40, Robert S. Sfeir wrote:

> Guys I've been trying my darndest to figure out what happened to the
> repository at revision 377 that is causing me to not be able to
> svnadmin dump the repository. Right now I get the same error that
> svnadmin verify gives me. We are at revision 498 right now. The
> dump command stops like this:
> Node-path: mesquite/trunk/src/com/codepuccino/mesquite/service/
> Attribute.java
> Node-kind: file
> Node-action: add
> Prop-content-length: 10
> Segmentation fault
> I am MORE than happy to send the repository to someone to look at so
> we can figure out what's up, but this is just bad.

If you don't mind leaking you files to my computer, you could give me rsync or
ssh or (s)ftp or http access to your repo, I could download ir and try to see
if my subversion can handle it. I have several different releases of
subversion on my laptop (1.1.0, 1.1.1, 1.1.3 and the bleeding edge 1.2.0),
and several versions of db. Maybe there is a bug in you svn/libraries that
does not manifest on my computer. If I succeed, I make a dump of your repo
available at my site, and you get it back.

I promiss you do delete every trace of you files after we try this, but you
will have to trust me...

If you are up to this, drop me a message.

> I can't backup my
> repo. I've sent many messages to the list with no response. I don't
> know if I offended someone, or if there is just no answer to it.

You did not offend anybody ;), just I think it is too hard to answer just that

> I
> was told that Max usually looks at the DB internals to figure out
> what the heck happened.
> ANY clue would be great, and ANY suggestions on how I can properly
> rebuild the repo would be great too, even if it means losing a couple
> of revisions.
> Thanks
> R

Saulius Gražulis
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