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RE: bad subversion-1.2.0-1.rhel3.i386.rpm

From: David Summers <david_at_summersoft.fay.ar.us>
Date: 2005-07-06 07:39:21 CEST

On Tue, 5 Jul 2005, Richard Andrews wrote:

> The following three library files are missing:
> /usr/lib/libsvn_fs_base-1.a
> /usr/lib/libsvn_fs_base-1.la
> /usr/lib/libsvn_fs_base-1.so
> I can't remember off hand which one strace showed that it was being
> called right before we would get the following error.
> svnlook: Failed to load module for FS type 'bdb'
> We would get a similar error with svnadmin too. I guess these libraries
> have to do with accessing the Berkeley database so if you are using fsfs
> you did not run into this issue.
> I just want to save someone else the time of troubleshooting this.
> Thanks for you quick response and attention to this.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: David Summers [mailto:david@summersoft.fay.ar.us]
>> Sent: Saturday, July 02, 2005 1:15 PM
>> To: Richard Andrews
>> Subject: Re: bad subversion-1.2.0-1.rhel3.i386.rpm
>> On Fri, 1 Jul 2005, Richard Andrews wrote:
>>> Your rpm for Subversion 1.2.0 rhel-3 for some reason does not
> contain
>>> any of the ls_base libraries which apparently are used to access the
>>> database and perform database functions. I do not see how
> Subversion
>>> can function correctly without them and this has caused us many
> hours of
>>> turmoil in our effort to upgrade to version 1.2.0.
>>> Please correct this if it is a mistake or post some type of warning
> if
>>> it is on purpose for some reason, to save others from having to
> spend
>>> the time to troubleshoot this issue.
>> Sorry you had problems.
>> Which file(s) specifically are you looking for? I've been using the
> RPMs
>> for 3+ weeks now with no problems. I'm not aware of any missing
> files,
>> but maybe you are using some functionality that I'm not using.
>> - David Summers

I just re-read your email.

Note that the RHEL-3 version doesn't have access to the BDB backend any
more as of 1.2.0. Please do a "rpm -q --changelog subversion" to read the

Maybe that is why those files aren't there?

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