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Re: Cvs2svn dies with "dbm.error: cannot add item to database"

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-07-01 22:20:14 CEST

"Johnson, Graham" <gjohnson@alpineaccess.com> writes:
> Below is the version info. This is Solaris 8; I suspect the dbm
> implementation isn't as good as what cvs2svn is used to.
> I tried last week to build Python using gdbm instead of ndbm, but I
> don't think I did it right. It still failed, though slightly
> differently (dbm_error returned 0 instead of 2). Do you know anything
> about getting Python to use a different dbm implementation? Can it be
> made to use Berkeley DB?

I don't offhand, but maybe someone here does (or check the docs at
python.org, they're very thorough.)

What I'm mainly interested in is determining exactly which db is
causing a problem and why, so cvs2svn.py can somehow test for it...

> We do have a linux box here (RedHat 8), so I'm going to try to install
> svn on that and try it there. I'll let you know how it goes.


> 1546 : ~/downloads/Unix/svn/tools/cvs2svn>grep LastChangedRevision
> cvs2svn.py
> # $LastChangedRevision: 6360 $

A little bit behind HEAD, but not significantly so.


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