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Re: Trying to run subversion on Fedora Core 1

From: Joel Shellman <joel_at_ikestrel.com>
Date: 2004-07-19 21:40:54 CEST

So.... I went and grabbed source RPMS and built and installed:

db4(-devel) 4.2.52-3.1
apr(-devel) 0.9.4-21
apr-util(-devel) 0.9.4-16
subversion 1.0.5-1

I still have db4-4.1.25-14 installed because I saw a mail in the archive
suggesting to do that because of it being required by so many things.

I run ldd /usr/bin/svn and it shows libdb-4.2.so

I still get the same error.

-joel shellman

David Summers wrote:
> 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:
> 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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