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Re: AW: AW: How to check integrity of database?

From: Matt England <mengland_at_mengland.net>
Date: 2005-10-05 16:38:21 CEST

At 10/5/2005 08:27 AM, Gary Thomas wrote:
>I [arguably] don't know all the details of how it works, but these sort
>of checks are definitely a part of what happens. For example, I took
>one of my FSFS repositories and munged one of the internal files (I
>changed a single byte, just like your example). When verify got to
>that revision, I got a nice error:
> ...
> * Verified revision 99.
> svn: Checksum mismatch while reading representation:
> expected: 4ec62b6b4fd5336a67ce148a9b4fabd7
> actual: c200993287dccf718c8ba2bdb5075f25
>which told me that it had failed trying to verify revision 100 (the one
>I messed with).

Ok, so it looks like there's some hashing/checksuming going on to verify
file content integrity, judging by the above output at least....unless this
checksum is only on the meta data, and not the actual file content data?


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