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RE: Checksum mismatch error becoming critical

From: Joshua Jensen <jjensen_at_workspacewhiz.com>
Date: 2005-05-25 23:40:53 CEST

> > In my experience, such a checksum mismatch symptom
> indicates a network
> > problem, not a Subversion problem.
>
> Exactly, this is the point of svn's checksums. They're meant
> to detect errors in the things *outside* of Subversion.
> Almost every checksum error report we've ever seen has been
> the result of bad disk, bad ram, or flaky network.

I see this often, too. Why aren't the network packets checksum'ed? If they
are, how is valid data received from the network being applied to the .svn
working copy such that the checksum fails?

Josh

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