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Re: Checksum mismatch

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2005-04-03 17:45:58 CEST

Rick Apichairuk wrote:
> I recently got an error while using subversion.
> This first happened when I tried to commit a change.
> [ user@machine ] svn commit -m "changed menu items" sidenav.html
> Sending sidenav.html
> Transmitting file data .svn: Commit failed (details follow):
> svn: Checksum mismatch for resulting fulltext
> (/trunk/htdocs/secure/sidenav.html):
> expected checksum: 3fb87063c392591bb1aac42ab7cc0210
> actual checksum: d67a322cc96601869559e432f89cd6a1
> svn: Your commit message was left in a temporary file:
> svn:
> '/data/projects/logicmerc.com/trunk/htdocs/secure/svn-commit.2.tmp
> I tried searching for internet for information on this type of error
> and found a couple of threads on the subversion mailing lists. One of
> the threads contained a recommendation to use svnadmin verify...
> [ user@machine ] $ svnadmin verify /path/to/my/repository
> * Verified revision 0.
> svn: Checksum mismatch on rep '0':
> expected: 288dc2217964c3cd0c8ac3449c091e87
> actual: 1f1ab77ea562128cfc91f6bc764731e6
> It seems like the repository is corrupted at revision 0.
> 1. What causes this error and why does it happen?

Binary corruption of the repository files themselves.
I don't know why that would have happened.

> 2. Can I prevent it from happening again?

Don't know. I don't know why it happened in the first place.

> 3. Is there anyway for me to recover from this situation?

If you put the repository on a web/ftp site and email me the URL, I'll poke
around in it's guts and see what kind of state it's in, and fix it if I can.


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