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Re: subversion-1.1-rc1 'svnadmin recover' on subversion-1.0 repositories

From: Andy Whitcroft <apw_at_shadowen.org>
Date: 2004-07-16 14:54:59 CEST

--On 15 July 2004 02:00 -0700 Karl Chen <quarl@hkn.eecs.berkeley.edu> wrote:

>>>>>> "Max" == Max Bowsher <maxb@ukf.net> writes:
> Max> I strongly suspect that your svnadmin-1.0.5 and
> Max> svnadmin-1.1 are linked with different Berkeley DB
> Max> versions.
> Yup. It turns out I have libdb4.0-dev but not libdb4.2-dev;
> previously I had used the Debian-unstable package which is linked
> against libdb4.2. Thanks. I will recompile with libdb4.2.
> With your experience you saw that it's a BDB problem error
> message; but I would have had no idea. Maybe the error message
> could at least indicate that, i.e. "svnadmin: error doing bdb
> operation xyzzy: invalid argument"

Would there be any value in recording the version of DBD we were linked
against then the repo was created, in the repo/db directory? Perhaps we
could then throw our toys out of the pram when the version we are trying to
acccess it with is lower ...?


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