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Re: SVN command line and Cygwin problem (and resolution) on Windows - FYI

From: Mark Bohlman <mbohlman_at_tcicredit.com>
Date: 2004-06-30 16:36:49 CEST

Simon McClenahan wrote:
> Would it have anything to do with Cygwin's filesystem root being located on a different path in your Windows environment? References to local paths with the file:// URL and Apache configuration would be different depending on which environment you are running the svn/svnadmin CLI and Apache processes in.
> I believe in Cygwin, the root filesystem / is located in your Cygwin install directory. On my machine it is C:\cygwin .
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Bohlman [mailto:mbohlman@tcicredit.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, June 30, 2004 8:51 AM
> To: users@subversion.tigris.org
> Subject: Re: SVN command line and Cygwin problem (and resolution) on
> Windows - FYI
> Building a repository with the Cygwin version of svnadmin generates the
> following error message when trying to access it with the native Windows
> svn command:
> $ svnadmin create /ap1
> #import some files
> $ svn ls file:///ap1
> t3/
> test/
> xml/
> # in the Windows version (e.g. Program Files/Subversion/bin/)
> $ ./svn ls file:///ap1
> svn: Unable to open an ra_local session to URL
> svn: Unable to open repository 'file:///ap1'
> svn: Berkeley DB error while opening environment for filesystem /ap1/db:
> Invalid argument
> So it looks like the modes of code being used cannot be mixed. Have
> other errors accessing via http:// that I'm not able to chase further at
> the moment.
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That was my first thought but making the path correct via new mount did
not change anything. And the Windows version has similar problems with
the Cygwin built repository so looks like some sort of incompatibility.

-- Mark

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