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Re: db_recover fatal error, is repo lost?

From: Gregory Youngblood <greg_at_netio.org>
Date: 2005-10-21 16:51:55 CEST

On Fri, 2005-10-21 at 13:41 +0200, Ryan Schmidt wrote:

> 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?

Since I did manage to get my repo back, I don't need the recovery
effort. If it does prompt such an offer, I'd rather it go to someone
that wasn't as fortunate as I was to locate and recover from backups.

Received on Fri Oct 21 17:04:02 2005

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