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Re: Berkeley DB version

From: Tobias Ringstrom <tobias_at_ringstrom.mine.nu>
Date: 2004-01-09 14:37:16 CET

Magnus Runesson wrote:
> I do not have the same problem. But with Berkeley 4.1.25 (from Fedora
> Core 1), I can't create repositories. I got the following:
> # svnadmin create /home/svn/test8
> svn: Berkeley DB error while creating environment for filesystem
> /home/svn/test8/db:
> Invalid argument
> #

It's probably a variant of


You can try to run "strace svnadmin create /home/svn/test8" and see what
the last few lines say.

> Any other experience that problem on FC1 witvh svn 0.35.1? Or does

Yes, it works fine as long as you are very careful when you upgrade your
kernel or libc. If you have the i686 version, you must not change that.
You also need a Redhat/Fedora kernel with NPTL or a 2.6 kernel. Vanilla
2.4 kernels do not work.


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