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FW: Way to check the integrity of subversion repositories?

From: Erik Hemdal <erik_at_comprehensivepower.com>
Date: 2007-06-25 18:55:33 CEST

> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: marc gonzalez-carnicer [mailto:carnicer.lists@gmail.com]
> > Sent: Saturday, June 23, 2007 4:32 AM
> > To: users
> > Subject: Re: Way to check the integrity of subversion repositories?
> >
> >
> > have you tried svnadmin verify?
> >
> > last time i checked, it's not a very documented feature.
> >
> > if you find a corruption or some messy revisions, problem,
> > the way to solve them seems to be using svnadmin dump / load,
> > and svndumpfilter.
> >
> >
> > 2007/6/23, Peter Connolly <psconnolly@gmail.com>:
> > > I stumbled across a potential integrity problem in my Subversion
> > > repository. I was running a new trial copy of FishEye
> > against it and
> > > the FishEye repository scan is choking on a specific
> > revision that was
> > > committed several months ago. Granted, the problem might
> > ultimately
> > > be in FishEye, but it inevitably begs the question: "Is there a
> > > program(s) that can find (and possibly fix) integrity
> problems in a
> > > Subversion repository?" Since most of us invest a large
> > percentage of
> > > our corporate assets (i.e., software, data, ...) in Subversion, it
> > > would be nice to be able to check the repository integrity on a
> > > regular basis.
> > >
>
> svnadmin verify works well for me. I have an automated
> backup script that will run this command on my repository and
> stop if the repository in corrupted. It prevents me from
> overwriting a known-good dump with a bad one before I can
> move the dump to somewhere safe. Since it runs with every
> backup, I don't get too far downstream before discovering a problem.
>
> Erik
>

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