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Re: repository crashes

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2005-05-13 17:12:53 CEST

Undine Thurm wrote:
> Hi,
>
> today our main SVN repository crashed - out of the blue. Yesterday it was
> another one that crashed (after working for about 1 year without any
> problems). I just got a 550 Internal Server Error.
> In both cases no user was working on the server when the crash happened.
> The
> last commit performed without any errors.
> The SVN server was up and running, and there haven't been any access
> issues
> on the other repositories.
> I re-created the repositories with the hotbackups we perform every night,
> but we are worried about these crashes.
> Any idea what could be the reason for this behaviour?

Wow. You may be using a sledgehammer to crack a nut here.

Didn't you even check the Apache error log to get more info on the 550
error?

> BTW:
> After re-creating the repository I wasn't sure about the group permission.
> Which permission would you suggest for the GROUP (all subversion users)?
> r-s?, rw-?
> (Owner is user "svn" - the system user - with rwx, of course..)

Um? You have users accessing the repository by a mix of both file:// and
http:// ?

Max.

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