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Re: fsfs-reshard.py Throwing Exception (SVN Version 1.6.0)

From: Hyrum K. Wright <hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu>
Date: Thu, 2 Apr 2009 09:42:23 -0500

On Apr 2, 2009, at 6:25 AM, Tom Browder wrote:

> In ./tools/server-side the file 'fsfs-reshard.py' is throwing an
> exception:
> Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "./fsfs-reshard", line 392, in ?
> raise Exception("""This script is unfinished and not ready to be
> used on live data.
> Exception: This script is unfinished and not ready to be used on
> live data.
> Trust us.
> The same thing happens with the verrsion in 1.5.4.
> This file is mentioned in the 1.5 version book and following versions
> of it. It implies it should be working. Bug?

Let's just say "not fully tested". Here's what I recommend:

1) Make a copy of your repository.
1.5) Edit the script to remove the exception.
2) Run the reshard script on that copy.
3) Make sure the copy isn't busted.
4) Replace the original with your copy.
5) Report success to the mailing list!



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