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Re: Berkeley DB error...

From: Jamin W. Collins <jcollins_at_asgardsrealm.net>
Date: 2004-09-28 01:15:02 CEST

On Mon, Sep 27, 2004 at 10:00:44AM -0500, Bennett,Dustin wrote:
> Thanks for the reply! Honestly, I am very new to svn and not too
> familiar with it. I simply followed instructions to setup a
> repository for some developers that I support and pointed them to it.
> How do you know that we are overlaying a repository and a working
> copy in the same directory?

The fact that when you run "svn status" the files listed as unknown
(those with a ?) bare the same names as those that make up the actual

This is what I get running "svn status" from within the directory
containig my test respository:

/var/lib/svn/test$ svn status
svn: '.' is not a working copy

And you can see from the output of find that your listing contains many
of the same files and directories

/var/lib/svn/test$ find

> Is it possible that this is what caused svn to generate the
> DB fatal error?

No idea. But you should avoid doing so.

Jamin W. Collins
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