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Re: roll back repository ?

From: Donald Sharp
Subject: Re: roll back repository ?
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2003 14:34:45 -0500
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On that note, run the check_cvs script that comes with the cvs
distribution.  It'll help you establish if/where corruption
actually happened.

On Wed, Oct 29, 2003 at 12:40:32AM -0500, Larry Jones wrote:
> Richard Pfeiffer writes:
> >  
> > Some of the projects in our cvs repository were corrupted, either when
> > we had an extreme server overload  (77 cvs processes happening at once)
> > and had to shutdown inetd to prevent our cvs server from crashing (swap
> > space was almost gone, load was 46%, kernel was at 63%, some users
> > sub-branching processes were taking huge amounts of CPU time) or when
> > some changes were made to the server kernel parameters.
> What kind of corruption?  CVS is very careful with the RCS files, so
> unless you had a seriously broken kernel, the individual RCS files
> should be intact.  Of course, you may have inconsistencies such as
> partial commit or tag operations, but that should be resolvable by just
> repeating the operation.
> -Larry Jones
> He just doesn't want to face up to the fact that I'll be
> the life of every party. -- Calvin
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