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Re: Lack of Subversion repository recovery tools

From: Toby Thain <toby_at_smartgames.ca>
Date: 2007-06-29 14:49:24 CEST

On 29-Jun-07, at 9:11 AM, Andreas Hasenack wrote:

> On Fri, Jun 29, 2007 at 12:31:02PM +0200, Erik Huelsmann wrote:
>> On 6/29/07, Melikian, Chris <Chris.Melikian@uk.fid-intl.com> wrote:
>>> Hi Ulrich,
>>>
>>> I completely agree that you need to use backups but I think that
>>> subversion should also have some tools to repair revisions so
>>> that you can
>>> at least get the repository back into a consistent state even if
>>> there is
>>> data loss.
>>>
>>> Surely, any production-ready version control system has such a tool?
>>
>> And, given hardware failure (RAM chips?) how do you determine
>
> Come on, no need to get sarcastic.

Uh, bad RAM is a common failure mode.

--Toby

> Or are you going to blame intel's
> core2duo recent bugs too? :)
>
>
> At least patch "svnadmin recover" then to say it does nothing with the
> FSFS backend.
>
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