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Re: Berkeley DB error while opening 'transactions' table for filesystem /svn/db: Invalid argument

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-04-19 21:19:04 CEST

On Mon, 2004-04-19 at 14:13, Alexandre Horst wrote:
> Em Seg, 2004-04-19 às 15:04, Ben Collins-Sussman escreveu:
> > On Mon, 2004-04-19 at 12:55, Alexandre Horst wrote:
> >
> > > [root@intranet /]# svnadmin recover /svn
> > > Berkeley DB error while opening 'transactions' table for filesystem
> > > /svn/db: Invalid argument
> >
> > You have conflicting versions of BDB installed, somehow. This means
> > that you're trying to open the database using a different version of BDB
> > from the one which created the database.
> I have installed only version 4.1.25 of Berkeley DB. We have converted
> our old database to this version of Berkeley DB and until now it was
> working. I have ran svn recover many times without any error. And this
> error worried me and I did not find anything which seems a common error.

What does 'ldd svnadmin say'? Is it really linked to BDB 4.1.25?

> Is there another way to recover my repository?

You can use the 'db_recover' binary that ships with BDB. 'svnadmin
recover' is just a wrapper around that same C function.

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