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Re: repo corrupted?

From: mark benedetto king <mbk_at_lowlatency.com>
Date: 2004-01-03 14:26:14 CET

On Fri, Jan 02, 2004 at 09:53:04AM -0800, Rob Clark wrote:
> It looks like my repository has gone belly up, and 'svn recover' can't
> help:
> # svnadmin recover /Users/www/svn
> Acquiring exclusive lock on repository db.
> Recovery is running, please stand by...svn: Berkeley DB error
> svn: DB_RUNRECOVERY: Fatal error, run database recovery
> This is with subversion 0.33.0, installed on macosx from the fink
> package. In the past when I built subversion from source myself, db
> 4.0.x was recommended, but it looks like the fink package is built
> against 4.1.25. Is rebuilding subversion 0.33.0 from source, using db
> 4.0.x going to help me? Will it be able to read the files in the
> repository created by 4.1.25? Anyone have another suggestion for
> recovering my data? Someone please help!

Do NOT run svn over BDB 4.0.x on Mac OS X (you mentioned fink),
as it is "known to turn your database into tapioca", to quote
B. W. Fitzpatrick.


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