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

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2003-07-03 01:43:35 CEST

On Wed, 2003-07-02 at 14:52, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> "Johnson, Graham" <gjohnson@alpineaccess.com> writes:
> > Regarding repository portability... My converted repository appears to
> > work correctly as cvs2svn created it on the Linux machine. When I moved
> > the CVS repository back to the Solaris machine, I got errors such as:
> I thought berkeley-db files were endian dependent. So no, you can't
> just move a linux database to a sparc box.
> Or did someone deny this assertion recently?

I denied this assertion recently, citing the Sleepycat docs. People
denied my denial, citing vague personal experience. That's where things
currently stand; I don't think anyone has concocted an objective test or

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