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Re: E130003: The XML response contains invalid XML - Follow-up

From: Johan Corveleyn <jcorvel_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2018 00:39:09 +0100

On Fri, Mar 16, 2018 at 4:57 PM, Philip Martin <philip_at_codematters.co.uk> wrote:
> Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name> writes:
>> Philip Martin wrote on Fri, 16 Mar 2018 13:44 +0000:
>> Changing "0" to "48" would also have broken the <root-offset> and
>> <cp-offset> offsets in that revision file, so how come 'verify' worked after
>> that change?
> In the examples he gave it looks like the root node itself is being
> edited. That works because the change is after <root-offset> but before
> <cp-offset> and he shows <cp-offset> changing as well.
> I guess you can get away with editing the last node in the file provided
> you also change <cp-offset> in the same file.

Does that also explain why the OP could repair some repositories by
simply dumping and loading them? Or would dump+load also work for
corruption-instances that are not on the root node?

From the perspective of the recoveries done by the OP, this doesn't
seem like a "breaking corruption", since it can be recovered from
quite easily.

If that is not the case, and some unrecoverable instances remain (that
cannot be dumped+loaded), can we offer any other suggestions to

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