>Jan Normann Nielsen <email@example.com> writes:
>>I've tried to enable the automatic removal of unused database log
>>files in Subversion 1.0.1 - the RedHat 9 build from:
>>It doesn't work, in fact I cannot access my repository afterwards. I
>>guess that is because the binary is built against BerkeleyDB 4.0 where
>>this option is not available. Can anyone verify this, maybe even
>>explain the reason behind not using the 4.2 version?
>It helps to give precise transcripts of what you actually did. Then
>people can more easily figure out what went wrong.
>For example, don't just say "I've tried to enable the automatic
>removal of unused database log files". Say "I edited
>/blah/repos/db/DB_CONFIG, adding the following line to the end..."
>then give the exact change you made.
>Then later, don't just say "I cannot access my repository afterwards".
>Say "I ran 'svn checkout file://blah/blah/repos/ myproj' as user
>jrandom and got the following error:" then give the exact error text.
>As for your specific problem, yes, your hypothesis is one possible
>reason this might be happening, but without more information, we can't
>be sure. You might try running 'ldd /usr/local/bin/svnadmin' and
>'ldd /usr/local/bin/svn' (assuming that's where they're installed) and
>posting the output here.
I'm aware that my mail wasn't very good to begin with. I'm sorry for
that. I didn't know about the ldd command but I have figured this out by
to find out that it is linked against
libdb-4.0.so => /usr/lib/libdb-4.0.so (0x400c6000)
rpm -qi db4 shows me that it is actually version 4.0 (and not 4.2) that
is installed in RedHat release 9. This explains why I can't uncomment the
# set_flags DB_LOG_AUTOREMOVE
line in DB_CONFIG in my repository which I suspected was the problem in
the first place. Actually, the error subversion gave me upon browsing
Could not open the requested SVN filesystem
Thanks for all the help.
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Received on Thu Mar 25 16:37:42 2004