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Re: Lack of Subversion repository recovery tools

From: Andreas Hasenack <andreas_at_mandriva.com.br>
Date: 2007-06-29 15:44:43 CEST

On Fri, Jun 29, 2007 at 10:39:19AM -0300, Toby Thain wrote:
>
> On 29-Jun-07, at 9:40 AM, Andreas Hasenack wrote:
>
>> On Fri, Jun 29, 2007 at 09:26:57AM -0300, Toby Thain wrote:
>>>> FSFS does not have tools
>>>> to bring it back to a consistent state, which even the worst case
>>>> scenario of fsck can do.
>>>
>>> But what was the root cause of the corruption? Since you are not talking
>>> about a hardware fault, you must be talking about a software fault.
>>
>> Why does it matter?
>
> IMHO it is relevant to the question of budgeting effort for a recovery tool
> or scavenger.
>
> Because if you are talking about recovering from software faults, then you
> have to bring the release methodology of the project into the argument,

So, either way, you would say that such a recovery tool is not needed,
because:
- if it's a hardware fault, nothing you can do about it
- if it's a software bug, the project shouldn't have released the
  software in that state

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