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Re: messed up repository

From: Joshua Varner <jlvarner_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-09-16 01:39:42 CEST

On 9/15/05, Chris Curvey <ccurvey@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Hoping someone can help. This morning, we started having troubles with svn
> clients hanging when running a commit. I ran 'svnadmin recover' on the
> repository, and that went *real* quick. It's telling me the most recent
> repository version is 4. That makes me nervous because I thought we were up
> over revision 1000. And any attempt to commit changes is still hanging.
> The repository is subversion 1.1.4, BDB database, on Windows. I'm looking
> to see if I can get my hands on a copy of "db_recover", as soon as I can
> figure out how to get to a copy of BDB 4.2.
> Any help very much appreciated.
> -Chris
If it will let you try to dump it now, if you don't already have a backup.
If the dump has only through revision 4, then it looks like you have a

If you have a backup, you might try converting to an fs backend. bdb is
typically stable, but on certain configurations it acts up. This is
a pretty bad corruption, so you might want to switch over; clients won't


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