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Re: Lack of Subversion repository recovery tools

From: Les Mikesell <lesmikesell_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-07-05 14:53:57 CEST

Melikian, Chris wrote:
>> David is one of the few who seems to have experienced a real-life
>> corruption, was that definitely due to a software bug? Or is nobody
>> sure?
>> --Toby
> Who's David?
> Our corruptions occurred in our continuous integration environment when
> cruise/ant was committing binaries into svn. It's possible either that
> the cruise control process was stopped or that the svn server was
> restarted but I suspect the former.
> What I have found is that the problem almost always occurs on
> large(12Mb) binary check-ins.

Are you using svnsync or any of the incremental backup procedures, and
if so, do they detect the problem on the next run?

   Les Mikesell
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