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

From: John Szakmeister <john_at_szakmeister.net>
Date: 2004-04-20 12:07:02 CEST

On Monday 19 April 2004 15:13, Alexandre Horst wrote:
> Em Seg, 2004-04-19 ās 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.

Not that I can be much help for the rest of this thread, but I can say that
I've seen some reliability problems with db 4.1.25. Once you get your
repository back online, I would seriously recommend that you upgrade db to


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