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Re: Trying to run subversion on Fedora Core 1

From: David Summers <david_at_summersoft.fay.ar.us>
Date: 2004-07-17 23:36:04 CEST

On Sat, 17 Jul 2004, Joel Shellman wrote:

> I'm trying to install fedora on what I think is a stock Fedora Core 1
> installation (it's a virtual private server).
>
> I just run yum install subversion.
>
> It installs fine, but when I run svnadmin create myrepo, I get the
> following error:
>
> svn: Berkeley DB error
> svn: Berkeley DB error while creating environment for filesystem
> testdb/db: Invalid argument
>
> I've tried several things:
>
> 1) yum update
> yum install subversion
> (it installs version 0.32.1-5
>
> 2) Tried updating bdb to 4.2 first through yum update (changing repos to
> use FC2 so it'll grab new stuff)
> This installed 1.0.4-2 I think.
>
> Both got the same error. What does that error mean?
>
> uname -r:
> 2.4.20-021stab021.12.777-smp
>

That almost sounds like the NPTL problem that is talked about in the FAQ.

However, in any event, you will need to pay close attention to httpd, apr,
apr-utils, and db packages when you do your update. If any of those are
wrong then bad things will happen.

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