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Re: HELP!! - Berkeley DB error

From: Michael Wood <mwood_at_its.uct.ac.za>
Date: 2003-07-17 10:37:42 CEST

On Thu, Jul 17, 2003 at 01:02:59AM -0700, sjohnson wrote:
> We've been using svn for about 6 weeks now without a problem prior to
> tonight. Tonight, we started getting this error when we tried to do
> anything with our repository:
> Berkeley DB error while checkpointing after Berkeley DB transaction
> for filesystem
> /usr/local/svn_repository/db: Invalid argument
> I did a "svnadmin recover" on the repository and then tried checking
> some things out. I then did an update in anticipation of a submit.
> This all seemed to work OK.
> Then I went to do a submit, and I got this error:
> Berkeley DB error while appending string for filesystem
> /usr/local/svn_repository/db:
> DB_RUNRECOVERY: Fatal error, run database recovery

Sounds like it might be a permissions problem. Make sure that whatever
user is accessing the repository has read and write access to all the
files in the repository's db subdirectory (and to the directory itself.)

Michael Wood <mwood@its.uct.ac.za>
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Received on Thu Jul 17 10:39:06 2003

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