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Re: Preferred backend repository for larger svn install

From: Tim Hill <drtimhill_at_comcast.net>
Date: 2006-12-05 01:48:53 CET

I've run very large Subversion back-ends on Windows 2003 using fsfs
with excellent results. Certainly no lock-ups such as you describe.

On Dec 4, 2006, at 2:19 PM, Gemmill, Bryce wrote:

> Hello,
>
>
>
> We’ve been using Subversion 1.3 with Apache 2.0.58 on a Windows
> 2003 Server for about 8 months with relatively good success.
> Recently we started seeing errors in the Apache logs which read as
> “Berkely DB error for filesystem …” Once this happens, our
> developers are typically locked out of the repository until an
> admin runs “svnadmin recover”. I’ve googled high and low trying to
> find an answer to what causes this, but nothing matches our
> situation (no permission issues, no “interrupted operations”, etc).
>
>
>
> My question is this – primarily directed to the subversion
> developers: What is the recommended repository backend for larger
> installations of subversion on Windows 2003 Server (stop
> snickering)? I realize the 1.4.2 supposedly has some additional
> robustness with respect to bdb, but I don’t like upgrading just
> because it _might_ help. This instability is definitely making
> folks wonder whether subversion is ready for prime-time in our
> environment.
>
>
>
> Thanks,
>
>
>
> Bryce
>
>
Received on Tue Dec 5 01:49:30 2006

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