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Re: repository unusable

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2005-04-20 15:28:15 CEST

Wilfried Schmitten wrote:
> Moin,
> it seems to me that I tried to make every mistake that was possible:
> Am Sonntag, 17. April 2005 23:12 schrieb Max Bowsher:
>>> b) On the server I deleted __db.* and log.* and copied the files from
>>> the
>>> laptop to the server.
>>> c) with "db_load -f file file" I produced a new database (is that
>>> correct?)
>> Perhaps. There are easier ways, but the basic procedure is valid,...
>> At steps b/c) - are you saying that you did a db_load with the files
>> (changes copies transactions revisions uuids representations strings
>> nodes)
>> still existing?
>> If so, this is likely the cause of the "Invalid change ordering" error
>> you
>> quote below.
>> Delete __db.* log.* AND *s
>> Then redo your db_load commands.
> I did that now and everything works fine.
> btw: I am interested in an "easier way" mentioned above and I suggest a
> short summary in the manual?? ... for users like me ;-)

Well, the *simple* way is plain svnadmin dump | svnadmin load, which is what
we document, because it is straightforward, although slow.
But the easyish-and-quick way I was alluding to is the procedure that is
described in the Berkeley DB manual.


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