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Re: I lost 7 bdb repositories yesterday!

From: Christoph Bartoschek <bartoschek_at_or.uni-bonn.de>
Date: 2005-07-05 14:56:07 CEST

Am Dienstag 05 Juli 2005 14:52 schrieb Ben Collins-Sussman:

> Yes.
>
> You can have N svnserve 'child' processes all serving different
> clients at the same time. And they're still considered equal peers
> when it comes to accessing the database. There's nothing wrong with
> concurrent database access; what's wrong is that one svnserve
> process can crash, wedge the repository, and the other N-1 svnserve
> processes will either hang or be unable to do anything. Nothing
> notices/fixes the wedge other than a human. This is why we need
> either an 'svnd' akin to mysqld, or BDB needs to learn to auto-
> recover itself.

Ok, thanks for the explanation.

Christoph

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