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Re: Unrecoverable svn db

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-11-13 03:09:58 CET

Timothy Wayper <timmy@wunderbear.com> writes:

> After upgrading from OSX 10.3.5 to 10.3.6, my svn 1.0.6 repository is
> now inaccessible:
>
> rita:~ timmy$ svnadmin recover /repos
> Please wait; recovering the repository may take some time...
> svn: DB_RUNRECOVERY: Fatal error, run database recovery
>
> Strangely, svnadmin verify runs OK, and the database files and
> permissions "look" OK.
>
> Any advice for next steps? I assume dumping the repository and
> reloading would probably resolve the problem. Mostly I'm concerned
> that the warm, secure feeling of using svn has gone, making we want to
> run for shelter in cvs once more :-)

Did your version of Berkeley DB change in the upgrade? If not, have
you tried db_recover -vech /repos/db?

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