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RE: svnsync checksum error

From: Edward Ned Harvey <svn_at_nedharvey.com>
Date: Sun, 7 Nov 2010 12:48:01 -0500

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Terry Inzauro [mailto:opensrcguru_at_gmail.com]
> I've found a handful of other cases similar to ours. Do you think a bug report
> is warranted or is this unique to our configurations?

I do think it's a bug, but I was never able to find enough info to make it into a bug report. I kept all the good & bad versions of the repository... I ran the "svnadmin verify" all over the place (which is enormously time consuming) ... svnadmin dump | svnadmin load ... Everything I can think of. Never got any error in any way, except by repeating the svnsync from the master.

It's 100% consistent. I get the same checksum error, on the same file, every time. I have a supposed "good" copy of the slave repo, at rev 4050... which will fail every time at 4061 (or something like that)... The only explanation I can find is a md5sum collision going undetected, and then some larger operation has an md5sum which fails as a result. I know it's astronomically impossible, but I can't come up with any other explanation.
Received on 2010-11-07 23:25:13 CET

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