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Re: svnadmin: Can't read length line in file ...

From: John Szakmeister <john_at_szakmeister.net>
Date: 2006-05-23 12:24:42 CEST

----- Mark Junker <m.junker@hm-software.de> wrote:
> John Szakmeister schrieb:
> > No, using them both doesn't necessarily trigger the issue. It
> appears that mod_dav_svn alone can do it. I've been keeping track of
> this issue, and every one that I have ever seen has been a result of
> mod_dav_svn.
> >
> > [snip]
> >> I also think that this is a serious issue but the only thing we
> have
> >> in
> >> common is the FSFS repository. Maybe I should convert it to BDB?
> >
> > BDB is a good backend, but you really need to be careful about how
> you set it up. FSFS is far easier to manage/maintain. The good news
> is that this particular problem is recoverable. All the data is
> there, you just have to know how to put it together. I have a script
> that can do just that.
> Can you please send me this script?
> BTW: What's the reason for not publishing this script?

Alright, you've convinced me. ;-) The script and a description of the problem now exists here:


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