[svn.haxx.se] · SVN Dev · SVN Users · SVN Org · TSVN Dev · TSVN Users · Subclipse Dev · Subclipse Users · this month's index

Re: I lost 7 bdb repositories yesterday!

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-07-05 14:25:24 CEST

On Jul 4, 2005, at 11:35 PM, Jeff Lasslett wrote:

>
>
> Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
>
>> On Jul 4, 2005, at 9:20 PM, Adrian Hoe wrote:
>>
>>>>
>>>> So our big mistake here was not realizing how 'brittle' (easy
>>>> to wedge) BDB would be, in the absence of a central daemon.
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> What is the reason for subversion development team to choose
>>> this unstable (unstable or error prone?) implementation?
>>>
>> We didn't have our crystal balls handy? :-)
>>
>
> What are the barriers to reworking it?

Our options are either to create an 'svnd' and force libsvn_fs (and
thus any program using libsvn_fs) to speak some sort of RPC to it...
or to work with sleepycat on BDB 4.4, which is supposed to auto-
detect and auto-recover itself. We've chosen the latter path for now.

---------------------------------------------------------------------
To unsubscribe, e-mail: users-unsubscribe@subversion.tigris.org
For additional commands, e-mail: users-help@subversion.tigris.org
Received on Tue Jul 5 14:28:48 2005

This is an archived mail posted to the Subversion Users mailing list.