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Re: Client side repository corruption

From: Larry Martell <larry.martell_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-05-05 17:39:35 CEST

On 5/3/07, Emmanuel Stapf [ES] <manus@eiffel.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> On Windows XP 64-bit, I was doing a `svn up' and my machine crashed while it was
> still in the `svn up' operation. After rebooting, issuing `svn up' again or `svn
> st' triggers this error message:
> svn: XML parser failed in '.'
> svn: Malformed XML: not well-formed (invalid token) at line 1
> Doing svn cleanup has no effect.
> Looking at the content of the .svn directory, I can see that entries and
> all-wcprops only contains null characters. Does it mean that cancelling a svn up
> operation is a bad idea? Is there a way to restore the repository?

I do not think your repository is damaged. It sounds like just your
working copy is corrupted. Try removing your working copy and
checking it out again.


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