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Re: Subversion in World of Warcraft

From: Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com>
Date: Fri, 01 Aug 2008 19:43:04 -0700

Stefan Sperling wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 24, 2008 at 07:25:26PM -0700, Kenneth Porter wrote:
>> A couple of news items that might be of interest to Subversion users:
> Interesting links.
>> The Cosmos addon system suffered a large corruption of its repository:
>> <http://cosmosui.org/showthread.php?t=57662>
> Quote:
> So it looks like our svn became corrupted and the repair never finished,
> since the repository has like 25,000+ files in it. Our most recent
> backup was also corrupted.
> So we had to revert to a backup from 6 months ago and commit over it the
> latest changes.
> Ouch. But they don't give more details than that.
> If both their repository and the backup got corrupted, it does
> not sound like it's Subversion's fault. Sounds more like file
> system failure or something like that.
> But if they do indeed believe it's Subversion's fault,
> they should post details to this list.

Indeed they had a larger issue then just with svn:



Blair Zajac, Ph.D.
CTO, OrcaWare Technologies
Subversion training, consulting and support
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