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From Daniel Shahaf <danie...@elego.de>
Subject Re: How to fix corrupt revision in repo?
Date Sat, 17 Sep 2011 00:11:46 GMT
edg wrote on Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 13:08:40 -0700:
> On 9/16/2011 3:22 AM, Tony Sweeney wrote:
> >Unlike 'svnadmin dump', hotcopy will happily back up a corrupt revision
> >and not tell you.  It's really just a clever filesystem backup with a
> >very careful time ordering of certain key files in case there is a
> >transaction in progress when it runs.  Having been bitten by this
> >myself[*], we now run svnadmin out of cron every night before we run our
> >hotcopy.  We also keep a week's worth of hotcopies, and I check my cron
> >emails every morning.
> >
> 
> 
> I have been working under the assumption that the best way to
> "verify" is by:
> 
> svnadmin dump REPO > NUL  ( or to ' > /dev/null' for 'nix)
> 
> rather than
> 
> svnadmin verify REPO
> 
> The reason being that the former also checks revision property files.
> 

+0.5

> See:
> 
> http://svn.haxx.se/users/archive-2009-10/0512.shtml
> 

See  http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=3441

> 
> 

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