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Re: FSFS corruption

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-08-25 22:53:39 CEST

Brad <svn@molandernet.com> writes:
> I have 18 fsfs repositories that I recently upgraded to 1.2.1 from 1.1.
> I dumped and reloaded them as recommended and everything has been fine
> for a week. One repository however now repeatedly gets "svnadmin: Found
> malformed header in revision file" when people try to checkin or browse
> it via websvn. This is a decent sized project at 1.5GB and 4k files.
> svnadmin recover seems to do nothing and return success every time. I
> created a duplicated repository and removed the most recent transaction
> from revs and decremented the revision number in db/current. The
> repository seems to function now, however I am curious as to the effects
> this will have on WCs, especially for the user that created this
> document (binary file).
> Have I followed the correct and best procedure for this recovery? Have I
> inadvertently caused more harm than good by doing this? Anything else I
> could do to either get the corrupted revision back?

That was a clever solution. Just let the working copy users know that
they should re-check-out.

Can you post the corrupt rev file?


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