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Re: [Issue 1972] Berkeley DB-Error while opening environment

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-07-26 03:39:21 CEST

On Sun, 2004-07-25 at 19:30, Boris Köster [X-ITEC] wrote:

> sto> What |Old value |New value
> sto> ================================================================================
> sto> Status|NEW |RESOLVED
> sto> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> sto> Resolution| |INVALID
> sto> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Did you read what I said in the issue? I wasn't denying that there was
a problem; I was asking you to re-route the problem through a different

You're right, though. I should have resolved the issue as a "duplicate"
of issue 1968.
> sto> ------- Additional comments from sussman@tigris.org Sun Jul
> sto> 25 16:31:05 -0700 2004 -------
> sto> Boris... I understand your frustration. But our project doesn't use the issue
> sto> tracker as a way of fielding public requests for help; that's why we have the
> sto> users@ mailing list. The issue-tracker is basically a giant 'to-do' list for
> sto> developers, and the mailing lists are always our first-line screening. After
> Hm looks small to me. We have a project with 1200 to-do items or so
> collected in bugzilla.
> This was no help-request, it was a bug-report.

You don't need any help? You're not interested in making your
repositories work again?

If your only goal was tell us that you found a bug, then I guess you
succeeded in that goal.

As you noticed, others have already told us about this bug. So your
report isn't useful to the subversion project, unless you're willing to
work with us to figure out the cause and fix.

> sto> In any case, can you please re-post your request to users@subversion.tigris.org?
> Nope, no time. We switched over to CVS again.
> Sorry.
> Our reasons not to use Subversion anymore are:
> a) misunderstanding of my bugreport

I was hoping that we could not only help you get your repository working
again, but help us resolve issue 1968 in the process. If we could
investigate or fix your problem, perhaps that would give us a clue to
figure out why this error has started happening to certain users quite

> b) too much overhead in .svn directories

?? That's a feature, not a bug. You can do all sorts of things without
accessing the repository (revert, diff, etc.)

> c) all our major projects are currently down. ThatŽs painful because
> that was unplanned and takes some time to reorganize everything on all
> our servers.

Perhaps you should restore your repository backups?

> Of course I understand this is not your problem. Anyway, thanks.
> Mit freundlichen Grüßen

Viel Glueck!

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