On Tue, 31 Oct 2006, Shawn Smiley wrote:
> Thank you Ryan.
I installed via "apt-get install Subversion" from the official Ubuntu repositories.
I'll look into a compile against APR 1.2 rather than using the pre-built packages.
----- Original Message ----
From: Ryan Schmidt <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Shawn Smiley <email@example.com>
Sent: Tuesday, October 31, 2006 3:12:56 PM
Subject: Re: File size limit exceeded when loading a dump file
On Oct 31, 2006, at 13:56, Shawn Smiley wrote:
> I'm in the process of migrating my SVN Repositories from a really
> old server running Windows 2000 and SVN 1.1 to a newer server
> running Ubuntu 6.10 Server and SVN 1.3 (1.4 packages aren't
> available yet)
> For one of my repositories I only want to keep the most recent
> revision and the various tags that have been defined. So I've done
> an svnadmin dump -R5237:5237 > repo1.dump
> This generated a 16GB dump file that I have transferred to the new
> I've created a new SVN 1.3 repository on my Linux server using the
> default options (svnadmin create /svn/repo1) and started an import
> of the dump file (svnadmin load /svn/repo1 < repo1.dump)
> The import runs fine for awhile and then stops with the error "File
> size limit exceeded".
> I've seen several messages in the list serv archive and on Google
> about this indicating that it's a problem with the APR0.9
> bindings. I've also seen messages indicating that the newer
> versions of SVN are compiled against APR 1.x so I would thing that
> this is not quite the same problem.
> So my questions are:
> 1. Is SVN 1.3 compiled against the version of APR that has the 2GB
The Subversion team does not distribute any compiled binaries. So,
what did you compile it against? Or: what unofficial Subversion
binary did you install? As far as I know, all the unofficial binaries
available at the download page use APR 0.9. Also, Subversion still
ships with APR 0.9. If you want APR 1.2, you probably need to build
> 2. If not, what else could be causing this problem?
Why not dump subdirectories of your repository so that you get smaller
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Received on Tue Oct 31 22:34:28 2006