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Re: Upgrade failed

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Dec 2009 09:13:06 +0000

2009/12/18 Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>:
> On Thu, Dec 17, 2009 at 18:20, Gordon Markham
> <gordon.markham_at_comcast.net> wrote:
>> Environment is Windows XP
>>
>> I had been using version 1.5.7.1582 for some time. I tired to upgrade to
>> 1.6.6. It installed without a message. When I tried to use it I get
>>
>> Unable to open an ra_local session to URL
>> Unable to open repository 'file:///F:/SvnData/Projects'
>> Failed to load module for FR type bdb
>>
>> I uninstalled and reverted to 1.5.7.1582, which now gives the same message.
>>
>> Where can I get the module that did not load?
>>
>> Command-line operation of SVN works OK
>
> I think (may be wrong) that 1.6 did away with support for BDB. A few questions:

Correct. The TSVN 1.6 client no longer supports BDB for file://
access. It does of course support all the other protocols, so if a
subversion server is using BDB that is fine.

> 1) Is F a network drive? If so, you should be using a proper server
> (svnserve or Apache), not file:/// . file:/// is meant only for
> single-user local access.
> 2) What version of Subversion was the repository created with?
> 3) Why are you using BDB? FSFS has been the default since 1.2 and in
> most situations, more desireable.
>
> You can convert the repository to FSFS by dumping it to a file
> (svnadmin dump), then loading it (svnadmin load) into a
> freshly-created repository

Simon

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