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RE: Could not open the requested SVN filesystem

From: Steve <subversion_at_digitalnothing.com>
Date: 2004-07-21 16:46:06 CEST

> I wonder if the problem is that he wasn't using the right BDB in
> the first
> place. Back around 1.0, IIRC, there were problems when trying to build
> with BDB 4.2.52. I believe the configure script (for apr-util) wasn't
> correctly picking up the new library yet. Perhaps when Steve built it,
> it went unnoticed, and he's been using the older BDB.
>
> If this is the case Steve, rebuilding a version of SVN linked against the
> old BDB will bring it back to life. There is a way to do an in-place
> upgrade of the backend databases, but you'll need to check Sleepycat's
> home page, as I don't recall how to do that offhand. You can also do a
> dump & load, making sure that you copy your hook scripts as well.

So you're suggesting:

1. Dump current repo
2. Remove current repo
3. Create new repo with a 1.0.5 build
4. Load dumped data from old repo
5. Pray that it works.

Does that sound correct, or am I missing any steps along the way?

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