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Re: Errors during upgrade to 1.6.1

From: Hyrum K. Wright <hyrum_at_hyrumwright.org>
Date: Fri, 1 May 2009 20:28:35 -0500

I would suggest that you ask this question where it belongs: users_at_subversion.tigris.org
. The list you have just posted to is about the development of
Subversion, not its usage; hence, your question is off-topic here.

-Hyrum

On May 1, 2009, at 6:46 PM, David Gleason wrote:

> Hi, I am trying to upgrade our svn server to 1.6.1 and have run into
> some
> issues. Any help to resolve this would be greatly appreciated.
>
> First, details about the current install:
> OS: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (2.6.9-42.0.3.ELsmp #1 SMP x86_64)
> Apache: Apache/2.0.52 (Red Hat), API ver 20020903, Server Root: /etc/
> httpd
>
> Location of 1.1.4 install:
> files are in /usr/bin:
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 107344 Apr 12 2005 svn
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 32064 Apr 12 2005 svnadmin
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 25296 Apr 12 2005 svndumpfilter
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 40816 Apr 12 2005 svnlook
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 41976 Apr 12 2005 svnserve
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 13464 Apr 12 2005 svnversion
>
> Location of existing repositories: /var/www/svn/
> example listing:
> drwxr-xr-x 7 apache apache 4096 Oct 19 2006 test
>
> Some directories and files are also in the public html folder /var/
> www/html/
> example listing:
> test/:
> drwxrwxrwx 3 root root 4096 Jul 31 2007 docs
> -rwxrwxrwx 1 root root 687 Jul 31 2007 navigation.html
> -rwxrwxrwx 1 root root 45 Jul 31 2007 default.html
> -rwxrwxrwx 1 root root 150 Jul 31 2007 index.html
>
> test/docs:
> drwxrwxrwx 2 root root 4096 Mar 12 16:54 svnRevLs
>
> test/docs/svnRevLs:
> -rw-r--r-- 1 apache apache 765495 Aug 20 2007 3.txt
> -rw-r--r-- 1 apache apache 585 Aug 20 2007 2.txt
> -rw-r--r-- 1 apache apache 11745789 Jul 31 2007 1.txt
>
> contents of /etc/httpd:
> drwxr-xr-x 4 root root 4096 Aug 22 2006 .
> drwxr-xr-x 109 root root 12288 Apr 29 04:32 ..
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 27 Aug 22 2006 build ->
> ../../usr/lib64/httpd/build
> drwxr-xr-x 7 root root 4096 Apr 16 14:01 conf
> drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 Apr 27 19:08 conf.d
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 19 Aug 22 2006 logs -> ../../var/log/
> httpd
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 29 Aug 22 2006 modules ->
> ../../usr/lib64/httpd/modules
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 13 Aug 22 2006 run -> ../../var/run
>
> contents of /etc/httpd/conf.d/subversion.conf:
> LoadModule dav_svn_module modules/mod_dav_svn.so
> LoadModule authz_svn_module modules/mod_authz_svn.so
> #
> # To create a new repository "http://localhost/svn/test" using
> # this configuration, run as root:
> # # cd /var/www/svn
> # # svnadmin create test
> # # chown -R apache.apache test
> <Location /svn>
> DAV svn
> SVNParentPath /var/www/svn
> AuthType Basic
> AuthName "Subversion repositories"
> AuthUserFile /etc/httpd/conf/userpasswords
> Require valid-user
> </Location>
>
>
> location of subversion cfg file: /etc/subversion/config
> This has everything commented out other than:
> [miscellany]
> enable-auto-props = yes
> [auto-props]
> * = svn:keywords=Id Date Author Revision LastChangedDate
>
>
> We use subversion through the tortoise SVN client.
>
> Tortoise "about" info:
> TortoiseSVN 1.4.5, Build 10425 - 32 Bit , 2007/08/26 11:14:13
> Subversion 1.4.5, (<-not sure why it says this, we have 1.1.4 on the
> server)
> apr 0.9.12
> apr-iconv 0.9.7
> apr-utils 0.9.12
> berkeley db 4.4.20
> neon 0.26.3
> OpenSSL 0.9.8d 28 Sep 2006
> zlib 1.2.3
>
> (I plan to upgrade the Tortoise clients to the latest version after
> updating
> subversion to 1.6.1)
>
> The tortoise "Edit subversion server file" option under settings
> brings up a
> file with everything commented out. Apparently it connects to
> subversion
> using only the repository "http" url. So looks like we do not use
> the svn
> protocol.
>
> The repository url looks like "http://[serverName]/svn/[repoName]",
> but,
> there is no /svn/ folder in the web root. Apparently apache is
> configured so
> the subversion apache module sees the /svn/ in the url and handles
> the http
> request.
>
> Other details:
> After every checkin subversion runs a script called 'commit-
> email.pl' under
> /var/www/svn/[repositoryName]/hooks/ and this script uses /usr/sbin/
> sendmail
> to send out emails.
>
> Hopefully this clarifies the existing configuration. I suppose a
> first
> question is, is there anything in this configuration that seems like
> it
> could have problems with an upgrade to 1.6.1? Does this
> configuration seem
> reasonably "standard"?
>
> In the attempt to upgrade I carefully followed the readme files step
> by
> step. (After backing up everything of course.) (The readme files
> are at
> http://www.collab.net/downloads/subversion/redhat.html under the
> "Subversion
> v1.6.1 Client (for Red Hat Linux x86_64)" and "Subversion v1.6.1
> Server (for
> Red Hat Linux x86_64)" sections.)
>
> I downloaded and ran the rpms, first the command line client and
> then the
> server. I then have a directory structure like:
> /opt/CollabNet_Subversion:
> drwxr-xr-x 11 root root 4096 Apr 27 16:21 .
> drwxr-xr-x 11 root root 4096 Apr 27 16:19 ..
> drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 4096 Apr 27 19:16 bin
> drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 Apr 27 16:19 build
> drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 Apr 27 16:19 docs
> drwxr-xr-x 5 root root 4096 Apr 27 16:19 lib
> drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 Apr 27 16:19 licenses
> drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 Apr 27 16:21 modules
> drwxr-xr-x 4 root root 4096 Apr 27 16:19 openssl
> drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 Apr 27 16:21 sbin
> drwxr-xr-x 4 root root 4096 Apr 13 05:33 share
>
>
> To make the new files active, I figured I would need to the following:
> - Configure subversion. I ran Configure-CollabNet-Subversion. Key
> things I
> did were as follows:
>
> Would you like to configure the CollabNet Subversion Server now? [yes]
>
> Welcome to CollabNet Subversion Server setup. ...
>
> This setup can configure either Apache or svnserve as Subversion
> server, for you. Would you like to configure Apache as your
> Subversion server now? [yes]
>
> Continuing with apache Subversion server configuration ...
>
> Specify the base directory for Subversion repositories: [/var/www/svn]
>
> Searching for existing Subversion repositories ...
>
> Found 0 repositories under /var/www/svn
> Should I use this path? [yes]
>
> Would you like to create a new Subversion repository? [yes] no
>
> Would you like to give the name and port that the server uses to
> identify
> itself? [yes] no
>
> Allow anonymous read access? [no]
>
> 0 users currently have access to this repository:
> Would you like to create a new Subversion account? [yes] no
>
> Stopping CollabNet Subversion: httpd (no pid file) not running
> Starting CollabNet Subversion: (98)Address already in use:
> make_sock: could
> not bind to address [::]:80
> (98)Address already in use: make_sock: could not bind to address
> 0.0.0.0:80
> no listening sockets available, shutting down
> Unable to open logs
> [FAILED]
>
>
> Questions here:
> 1. Why did it not recognize my existing repositories? I did a test
> later
> and added a repository and it created it with owner and group name
> "csvn".
> But my other dirs in /var/www/svn/ all have "apache" as the owner
> and group.
> Maybe I just need to set up subversion 1.6.1 to use apache for its
> owner and
> group name and then it will recognize my existing repositories?
>
> 2. It gives some other error messages about "httpd (no pid file) not
> running", and "(98)Address already in use: make_sock: could not bind
> to
> address [::]:80". How do I fix those?
>
>
> Continuing on with the setup to try and get new subversion working
> with
> apache:
>
> - Add the path to /opt/CollabNet_Subversion/bin to /etc/profile
> I prefixed the above dir to the path in /etc/profile, source'd etc/
> profile
> and verified that running svn from the command line executes the newer
> version.
>
> - copy the /opt/CollabNet_Subversion/modules files to
> /usr/lib64/httpd/modules (after backing up the existing modules files)
>
> - I then restart httpd but it gives the following error message:
>
> httpd failed. The error was: Stopping httpd: [ OK ]
> Starting httpd: Syntax error on line 2 of /etc/httpd/conf.d/
> subversion.conf:
> API module structure `dav_svn_module' in file
> /etc/httpd/modules/mod_dav_svn.so is garbled - perhaps this is not
> an Apache
> module DSO?
> [FAILED]
>
> Does anyone know why the module file would not work? What can I do
> to fix
> this, or further debug? Any help or suggestions on my questions
> above would
> be greatly appreciated.
>
> Thanks,
> David Gleason
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