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Re: db_recover fatal error, is repo lost?

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2005_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2005-10-21 13:41:32 CEST

On Oct 21, 2005, at 08:45, Gregory Youngblood wrote:

> Well - I thought I did. These _were_ my backups. I just didn't have
> an "svnadmin dump" backup.
> I kept going through my backups and finally found a backup set that
> worked, and successfully dumped the BDB based repo and loaded it
> into an FSFS repo. I think it's complete -- if not, I lost 1 or 2
> months of changes at the most, and the changes during that time
> would have been trivial anyway. So I'm happy. Happy that I kept
> more than just 2 or 3 backup sets. It was the 5th or 6th set I
> found that I was finally able to recover.

In the past, some of the Subversion developers who monitor this list
have offered, in situations like these, to accept a copy of the
broken repository to see if they can fix it. I was under the
impression that these attempts are generally successful... though I
haven't seen such an offer on the list in a month or two. But maybe
this message will prompt one?

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