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Corrupted Repository

From: Vincent QB <vincentqb_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 2 Nov 2013 02:06:32 -0500


0. I've updated to Ubuntu 13.10 recently. I'm using btrfs since about

1. Very recently, my repository (~90gb) started giving an error when I
update my checked out copy:
svn: E160004: Corrupt node-revision '3-2320.0-1861.r2320/7091583216'
svn: E160004: Found malformed header
in revision file

2. When doing svn status, I see four folders with an ! next to them. I can
svn update the others, but not those.

3. svn verify fails with error:
svnadmin: E160004: Revision file (r776) lacks trailing newline

4. When trying to rebuild a copy of my repositories using old backup dump
files, the process stops with the error
svnadmin: E185003: Invalid diff stream: insn 0 overflows the target view
Strangely enough, this repository was most likely a rebuilt of the same
dump files, and so the process of rebuilding from those dump worked at some
point in time, before updating.

5. My svnsync'ed copy on a much older remote computer runs svn verify
without errors. [I will not be able to transfer large files from that
remote computer.] However, I've discovered that all revisions since around
August (around revision 4000 and up) on that backup have the exact same
size of a few bytes. I suspect this is an independent problem though.

What is the recommended course of action to recover a fully functional
repository? Thank you!
Received on 2013-11-04 12:04:33 CET

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