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Re: Malformed node-revision skeleton

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-08-21 16:37:47 CEST

Christophe Labouisse <gabuzo@tigris.org> writes:

> I had a test repository created with svn 0.26dev and since I upgrade to
> svn 0.27 (revision 6811) I get the following problem when I try to
> checkout, update or commit my repository:
>
> svn commit -F svn-commit.tmp cv_ascii.tex
> Sending cv_ascii.tex
> svn: Malformed skeleton data
> svn: Commit failed (details follow):
> svn: Malformed node-revision skeleton
>
> I kept the 0.26 installation tree so I tried the same think with my old
> binaries and had no problem at all. I first thought of a db version
> difference but ldd shows clearly that the two binaries use the same
> db4.1 library.
>
> Beside this the 0.27 svn does not seem to have a problem to update from
> the subversion repository.
>
> Any idea ?

Yes, the repository db schema changed in trunk HEAD recently, in
r6752. If you're going to update to the bleeding edge code, you really
ought to subscribe to either the users@ or dev@ mailing list. :-)

Mike Pilato sent a HUGE warning to both lists:

#####################################################################
## WARNING WARNING WARNING WARNING WARNING WARNING WARNING ##
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## ##
## This commit makes an incompatible change to the Subversion ##
## repository filesystem schema. Repositories created with ##
## Subversion code prior to this change will unable to operate ##
## with this new code. To maintain the ability to use said ##
## repositories, you must use a version 'svnadmin dump' prior to ##
## this change to dump your repository to a dumpfile, then use ##
## this new Subversion code to create, and load your dumpfile ##
## a new repository using 'svnadmin load'. And don't forgot to ##
## copy over any custom configuration/hooks from the old to the ##
## new repository. ##
## ##
#####################################################################

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