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Re: Trying to run subversion on Fedora Core 1

From: Joel Shellman <joel_at_ikestrel.com>
Date: 2004-07-19 15:41:51 CEST

I tried using the RPMs you suggested, but I still get the same errors.

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

So if I read the faq right, that means I need to build my own db4,
right? So if I install a source RPM of db4-4.2.52 it should work?

Thanks,

-joel shellman

Patrick Nelson wrote:
> On Sat, 2004-07-17 at 14:12, 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
>
>
> I would go with a more updated version. I had some problems with the
> FC1 version and I really wanted to keep a little more currrent. So I
> found 2 places to get SVN rpms for FC1:
>
> http://dag.wieers.com/packages/subversion/
>
> -and-
>
> http://atrpms.net/name/subversion/
>
> I tried the DAG rpms first and they worked great I'm now up and running
> a svn+ssh server and things are great.
>
>
>
>
>
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