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Re: Unable to open an ra_local session to URL

From: Konstantin Kolinko <knst.kolinko_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Jun 2008 11:43:17 +0400

You cannot directly access 1.5 repository files by 1.4 client using
file:// protocol. The repository format differ from what the 1.4 client knows.

1.4 clients can communicate with 1.5 servers over the network.

Either update your client to version 1.5, or set up your Windows PC
as server and access it by a network protocol, for example by svn://

Maybe users_at_subversion is the list to ask further questions
if you have them. This is dev@ list.

Also, do not miss the following:
- Release notes for Subversion 1.5,
- The Subversion Book,

2008/6/27 Peopsquik <ian0583_at_gmail.com>:
> Hi. I'm a new member, I am using Mandriva Linux as my workstation and
> a Windows machine as a repository server. I encountered the same
> issue. The svn repository is created using TortoiseSVN on the Windows
> server. I can't access it in my workstation with the following error:
> Unable to open an ra_local session to URL
> Unable to open repository 'file:///home/bjorn/svn_repo/cms'
> Expected FS format '2'; found format '3'
> I'm using eSVN 0.7.0 as the client on my workstation. It comes with
> subversion 1.4.6.
> I'm using TortoiseSVN on the windows machine
> It happens on the first checkout of the repository and I can't go on.
> On Jun 18, 12:02 am, "Konstantin Kolinko" <knst.koli..._at_gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> 1. What software version are you using?
>> 2. Is the issue reproducible? What steps are required to reproduce it?
>> At what step does the error occur, and what do you expect to occur
>> instead?
>> 2008/6/17 James Cuberson <JCube..._at_acninc.com>:
>> > I was once able to import files now I am getting the error message Unable to
>> > open an ra_local session to URL, can you tell me how to fix this I don't
>> > have a clue

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