FSFS "read length line" repository corruption -- still not fixed in 1.4.2
From: Gergely Kis <gergely.kis_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-01-30 12:12:23 CET
Dear Subversion Users and Developers,
Sorry for the cross-post, but I think that this problem requires more
This is the famous "read length line" error, which can be fixed (in some
The problem is that because of the nature of the bug (for a detailed
Now with the release of the SVN 1.4.2 the developers believed that this
Unfortunately I can confirm, that this is not the case.
At our server the configuration is as follows:
The system is used exclusively over https using mod_dav_svn repository
I used custom built packages because:
Currently all of our repositories are in the FSFS format, with daily
I think I have done anything to minimise the risks, but I would like to make
I would also ask the SVN developers about the suggested course of action.
Right now I see two alternatives:
Are there other possibilities? (No, switching to a different RA method is
PS: I looked at the CHANGES file in 1.4.3, but I did not see a fix relevant
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