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Re: How to recover from "Found malformed header in revision file"?

From: Steven Roussey <sroussey_at_network54.com>
Date: Wed, 3 Mar 2010 18:24:48 -0800

Steven Roussey <sroussey <at> network54.com> writes:
>
> How to recover from "Found malformed header in revision file"?
>
> > svn commit myfile
> Sending myfile
> Transmitting file data .svn: Commit failed (details follow):
> svn: Corrupt node-revision '0-484.0-123.r993/92'
> svn: Found malformed header in revision file
>
> So I tried create a dump file:
> > svnadmin dump /site/svn/ > dumpsvn
> * Dumped revision 0.
> ...
> * Dumped revision 987.
> svnadmin: Corrupt representation '988 0 8767 8749
> 17d4a0cc3e480c0c64dd8107a1854b7f'
> svnadmin: Malformed representation header
>
> So it started a long long time ago... :(
>
> > svn --version
> svn, version 1.5.1 (r32289)
> compiled Aug 7 2009, 01:15:13
>
> This the version of svn from ubuntu for whatever version is running on
> that machine.
>
> If a dump of the repo doesn't work, what next???
>
>

I also tried svnadmin recover which did not work, and fsfsverify.py. I have a
few working copies around that are ok (I think) -- is there a way to use that to
fix the repository?

Steven Roussey
Network54 Corp.
Received on 2010-03-04 03:25:22 CET

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