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RE: Berkeley DB error while opening environment for filesystem - invalid argument

From: Darren Martz <darren_at_shelbrook.com>
Date: 2004-11-12 23:04:13 CET

Feels strange responding to my own thread.

This is an old problem rooting back to OSX corrupting the database. My Mac
is the likely culprit in this case as I do recall seeing warning messages
about "no such string" before I backed up the database and rebuilt the


Apparently someone else ran into this problem recently and it was recovered
- but they did not post how it was done, and the online archives seem to be

http://subversion.tigris.org/servlets/ReadMsg?list=users&msgNo=82430 <<

-----Original Message-----
From: Darren Martz [mailto:darren@shelbrook.com]
Sent: Friday, November 12, 2004 1:24 PM
To: 'users@subversion.tigris.org'
Subject: RE: Berkeley DB error while opening environment for filesystem -
invalid argument

Additional Information:

- The Berkeley DB library is version 4.1.25
- On FC2, I was running the latest version of SVN as of the first week of
Aug 2004.
- I have been running svnserve rather than using apache
- I have tried changing all the permissions to root, running as root and
getting the same problem.

Running "svnadmin recover" fails with the same error - invalid argument.

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