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RE: Contents of 'db\current' file

From: Brandon, Nicholas <nicholas.brandon_at_baesystems.com>
Date: 2005-12-13 13:51:10 CET

>Yes. I'm guessing your on Windows, given the path in the subject. I hope
you
>have Python installed. :-)

>I attached a script that create another 'current' file for you. To use it,

>you need to pass it the path to your repository. It will hunt through the
>rev files, and then generate a new current file for you. If it doesn't
work
>for you (eats all your memory or something because it's reading in a lot of

>data), then let me know and we'll do something different.

I didn't have Python installed this morning :)

Your script ran fine though I noticed a simple error that I changed on the
last line (using max_rev_id).

Once the new file was created I still had issues with further missing files
so I have resorted to an older backup.

Out of interest, I renamed the 'current' file on the restored repository and
re-ran your script. The output was not as expected. The restored 'current'
file had the last revision at 167, but your script said it was 166. My first
thought was a simple </<= for loop error but double checking your script
made it obvious that this is not the case.

I opened the 167 revision file in Wordpad and searched for "id: " and found
many with ...r167/... so I don't understand what went wrong. Just letting
you know.

I really appreciate your help with this John - I recommend adding your
script to every Subversion Admin's Toolbox.

Regards
Nick

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