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Re: Recovering from DB corruption: advice requested

From: Andreas Hasenack <andreas_at_mandriva.com.br>
Date: 2007-04-18 18:59:04 CEST

On Wed, Apr 18, 2007 at 09:55:02AM -0700, Steve Midgley wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I seem to have a corrupted SVN database (BDB) and my ISP can't figure
> out how to recover it. (It's possible it's recoverable but neither they
> nor I am sure how to do it). I believe the ISP even posted to this list
> about the issue.
>
> The repository is not totally corrupt, as I can still check in and out
> files from various portions of the repository - only one area of the
> repo appears broken, and no files can be accessed from
> there. Fortunately, this area is trivial/unimportant, so all my
> critical files are accessible (for now!).
>
> What I'd like to do is export all my files/revisions from the critical
> areas and re-import them into a new repository. (Unless someone has a
> lower risk / easier idea).
>
> I've already written and run a script which exports each revision I
> care about into a separate local folder, along with a file that

Haven't you (or the ISP) tried to dump the database?
And what about svnadmin recover, was it tried?

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