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Re: Bug: Can't set position pointer in file

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2006-06-12 23:30:48 CEST

On 6/12/06, Justin Johnson <justinj@justinj.org> wrote:
> > On Tue, Jan 17, 2006 at 10:58:13PM +0000, Jamie Cash wrote:
> > > [Mon Jan 16 17:11:46 2006] [error] [client 81.130.207.88] Can't set
> > > position pointer in file '/srv/svn/db/revs/3': Invalid argument [500, #22]
> > >
> >
> > Subversion can't seek to the right position in the revision file. Is the
> file '/srv/svn/db/revs/3' particularly large? (perhaps greater than 2Gb?)
> >
> >Regards,
> >Malcolm
>
>
> Sorry about the goofy reply here. I didn't receive this email so I
> couldn't actually reply to it. The original email was sent January
> 17, 2006.
>
> I have the same problem described above. In my case the rev is 1, and
> the file /svn/repos/test/db/revs/1 is very small. It fails whether I
> use a local file:// path or an http:// path. I just finished building
> Subversion on AIX 5.3 using the attached shell script. My
> configuration options are there if that would be helpful. My
> httpd.conf file has the following Location directive.
>
> <Location /svn>
> DAV svn
> SVNParentPath /svn/repos
> SVNListParentPath on
> </Location>
>
> Anyone have any idea what is happening here?

That kind of error often occurs if you've got multiple versions of APR
linked into your mod_dav_svn. i.e. if you've got httpd 2.2.x, which
comes with APR 1.x, but your Subversion install is linked against APR
0.9.x.

-garrett

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