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Re: Recovery problem - help!

From: Jacob Atzen <jacob_at_aub.dk>
Date: 2004-09-02 20:01:32 CEST

On Thu, Sep 02, 2004 at 04:11:43PM +0000, robin.cocking@att.net wrote:
> Now, no matter what I do, I get this message:
> svn: DB_RUNRECOVERY: Fatal error, run database recovery
>
> I have tried running svnadmin recover again, this time as the user who
> (I believe) is the database manager, but I still get the same message.
> My boss is going to be extremely displeased if I've really lost access
> to the database, although we have backups and won't have lost
> everything. Help!

Check the permissions on the files in /path/to/repository/db, that is
the db directory in your repository. These should all be read+write for
anyone who uses the repository. If the permissions are wrong, correct
them and recover again.

You may read further on the topic of permissions in the book:

<http://svnbook.red-bean.com/svnbook/ch06s05.html>

-- 
Cheers,
- Jacob Atzen
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