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Re: repository crashes

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2005-05-13 22:56:44 CEST

Undine Thurm wrote:
>>> Do you really think it's a nut..? (see Apache logfile below).
>>
>> [logfile examined, but not quoted]
>>
>> Based on the evidence you have shown so far, yes.
>>
>> There have were some permission errors, and some "You need to run DB
>> recovery" errors, but nothing that would indicate corruption.
>
> So you think, a "svnadmin recover <REPOS_PATH>" would have solved the
> problem...?

Pretty silly to not even try it. Although, its starting to sound like
permissions are probably the main issue here.

>> I suggest you carefully read what the Subversion Book has to say about
>> repository administration, with particular focus on permissions. That
>> should clear up your uncertainty.
>
> I wish I had the time to do that - unfortunately there is no chapter about
> permissions in the book...*sigh*
> As I said, my main job (means: my only job) is being a developer, and I
> have
> to work up to 15 hours a day just to meet the deadlines.
> But someone has to do the server administration...
>
> I thought this was a simple question (with a simple answer..).
> OK, I'm gonna leave it as it is (rwxrw----), at least it works...
>
> Sorry for bothering you with a "silly" question, this was why I mentioned
> that I'm no administrator.

You are apparently doing server administration. Therefore, you are an
administrator. A novice adminstrator, perhaps, but everyone is a novice to
begin with.

Branko has already pointed out that the information is there. All you have
to do is read it.

Max.

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