[Twisted-Python] Re: trac's reliability

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Wed Nov 29 05:14:52 EST 2006

James Y Knight <foom at fuhm.net> writes:

> Current trac status:
> more or less working.


> The immediate reason trac was hanging repeatedly *this time* is that
> trac's private mirror of the SVN repository was broken (svn info
> file:///$repo was also hanging, even though no other processes had
> the svn database open). svnadmin recover fixed it. So Trac seems to
> be working...for the moment. I've also disabled the daily synch from
> the real svn repo to see if that helps it keep running. I *think* the
> problem will reoccur anyhow, because I think trac/svn is somehow
> (recoverably) corrupting the bdb repo, but it's possible the copying
> process is what corrupting things but with a delayed effect. This
> also doesn't explain all the trac problems, only the one particular
> one that caused trac to be consistently unavailable for most of the
> morning.

Certainly, the behaviour around this time yesterday was just crazy.
Congrats on getting that much fixed :-)


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