hg verify: 'unknown compression type'
mpm at selenic.com
Mon Aug 22 20:25:46 CDT 2005
On Mon, Aug 22, 2005 at 08:57:29PM -0400, Bart Trojanowski wrote:
> I have a clone of linux-2.6 repository, which I have been happily
> mirroring for many weeks. Recently I was unable to pull from this tree
> (over ssh and hg) to a working directory where I actually do the kernel
> While the 'hg pull -u' is happy to pull changes from kernel.org, the
> resulting tree is unusable.
> $ hg verify
> checking changesets
> checking manifests
> crosschecking files in changesets and manifests
> checking files
> File "/home/muon/bart/lib/python/mercurial/hg.py", line 1965, in verify
> t = fl.read(n)
> unknown compression type ?
Hmm. That's bad.
Had the decompress code thrown a proper exception, we would have
gotten enough info to figure
# verify contents
t = fl.read(n)
except Exception, inst:
self.ui.warn("unpacking file %s %s: %s\n"
% (f, short(n), inst))
errors += 1
If you change revlog.py:35 to:
raise Exception("unknown compression type %s" % t)
..we'll see which file and revision broken. Then send me a copy and
I'll try to dissect it. It's probably a single bit error in the index,
so be sure to send both files.
Mathematics is the supreme nostalgia of our time.
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