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Re: Re: Lack of Subversion repository recovery tools

From: Andreas Hasenack <andreas_at_mandriva.com.br>
Date: 2007-07-04 15:01:49 CEST

On Wed, Jul 04, 2007 at 01:51:52PM +0100, Melikian, Chris wrote:
> Andreas Hasenack said:-
> > svnadmin dump also stops there, and I believe this was the original
> > complaint. The OP asked if there was a way for svnadmin verify to mark
> > that revision as bad, skip it and let svnadmin dump dump the rest. It
> > would be a waste if all the other 150k revisions didn't depend on this
> > one and just because of this couldn't be dumped.
> >
> That is a 100% correct description of my gripe. I'm stuck with a
> repository I can't dump because a revision is corrupt and can't be fixed
> with fsfsverify, a 3rd party tool with no support (officially but John
> has been very helpful!).
> I'm seriously doubting the production readiness of subversion with fsfs.
> I'm going to look into subversion with bdb but I'm facing increasing

If you go towards BDB, make sure you understand some of the DB_CONFIG
settings. The openldap faq is a good place to start:

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