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Re: hot-backup.py - Error: 'IndexError: list index out of range'

From: Sander <boxtel_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-02-08 03:47:58 CET

2006/2/8, Sander <boxtel@gmail.com>:
> Hi,
>
> I use hot-backup.py (included by Subversion package) for daily backups.
> It has been working without problems for some weeks now. However ..
> today i got this error on ONE of my repositories while making backup:
>
> "Beginning hot backup of '/srv/subversion/spa/svn/Spare'.
> Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "/usr/lib/subversion/tools/backup/hot-backup.py", line 97, in ?
> youngest = string.strip(stdout_lines[0])
> IndexError: list index out of range"
>
> What's happening here ?
>
> Is there anyone who can tell me whats wrong or how this can be solved.
> I have changed absolutely nothing on file-permissions or something.
>
> With regards,
>
> Sander van Boxtel
> Netherlands
>

Ok i've found the problem.

'svnlook youngest <repos>' fails ... it says :

'svnlook: Berkeley DB error for filesystem seSpatialExplorer/db while
opening environment:
DB_RUNRECOVERY: Fatal error, run database recovery
svnlook: bdb: PANIC: fatal region error detected; run recovery'

No idea what caused this ...

But i think hot-backup.py could use a better error-message.

Regards,

Sander.

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