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Re: FS Format Error Help Needed

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 08 Apr 2009 07:40:32 +0200

Kate D wrote:
> I have several svn repositories (for very distinct projects with
> different user groups) on a linux server that I have to access by
> svn+ssh on my XP laptop. This has worked fine before, but my
> department recently updated everything, and svn is now running
> version 1.6.0 (r36650). This caused some problems so I went ahead
> and updated TortoiseSvn (I'm now running TortoiseSVN 1.6.0, Build
> 15855 which says it's running svn 1.6.0).
> However, I cannot do a checkout on a new repository. I've created
> it, imported in some files, etc. on the Linux server but when I try
> to do the checkout with TSVN on my laptop, I get the folliwing error:
> Expected FS format '2'; found format '4' I know this is usually due
> to running different versions of svn, but as far as I can tell, both
> ends are running 1.6.0. Could the problem be with the fact that I'm
> making an ssh connection for this? I'm at a loss right now for where
> to look for a fix.

If you're using SSH, you might pick up an older svn version instead of
the new one on the server.
Try running 'svn version' in your SSH connection to find out.


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Received on 2009-04-08 07:41:10 CEST

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