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1.1.0_rc2 update db version 4.2 on existing repositories

From: Jeff Kowalczyk <jtk_at_yahoo.com>
Date: 2004-09-20 19:03:59 CEST

I installed subversion-1.1.0_rc2 on Gentoo Linux. My previous repositories
(last used with 1.0.6) are now giving an error message about the Berkely
Database version:

> svn commit --message="Update docstrings"
> svn: Commit failed (details follow):
> svn: Unable to open an ra_local session to URL
> svn: Unable to open repository
> 'file:///home/myuser/svn/acme/trunk/acmeutil'
> svn: Berkeley DB error while opening environment for filesystem
> /home/myuser/svn/acme/db: Invalid argument svn: bdb: Program version 4.2
> doesn't match environment version

Gentoo Linux allows several different versions of programs to be installed
simultaneously. On this laptop, I have package 'db' versions:

4.2.52_p2
4.1.25_p1-r4
4.0.14-r3
1.85-r2

installed. It would seem that the error message indicates some sort of
update procedure on each repository to convert database storage formats.
Alternatively, I wouldn't mind doing a dump-restore on each, if someone
can spell out the steps.

Further alternative is if anyone can suggest a procedure for dumping the
existing repositories, and importing them back to new fsfs repositories
enabled by 1.1. I'm hoping to move all these small repositories to fsfs
anyway.

Any suggestions? Thanks.

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