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Re: Repo "broken"

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2009 18:39:16 +0100

Robert Roessler wrote:

>> Seems you're using the BDB repository format. That isn't supported
>> anymore in TSVN 1.6 (see the release notes).
>> You have to convert your repository to FSFS format if you want to keep
>> accessing it via file:///
> But no, I have *never* [knowingly] set up a repo to use BDB - even my
> very first one, which this isn't... if it helps, the .svn file tree in
> the repo and WC appears substantially the same as all the other working
> repos.
> If I need one, is there some definitive test for examining the file
> trees of a repo or WC to determine its "format"?

In the db folder inside the repository is a file named fs-type. Open it
with a text editor. It contains either "FSFS" or "BDB".

If you're using FSFS, try running 'svnadmin recover' on it.


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