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Re: Impossible to recover repository

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2004-11-22 13:21:11 CET

Michael Mühlebach wrote:
> Hello
>
> I have a serious problem where I do not see where it came from. I tried
> to make a checkout which did not finish. (Sorry, but I do not know
> exactly the response, because now a checkout do not even start)
> So the checkout seemed ok until it exited in the middle with a failure
> like "Can't recode String" or something similar.

That's a client side failure, nothing to do with server-side.

> I tried then to verify the repository with svnadmin on the server with
> the following result:
> ----
> $ svnadmin verify /var/lib/subversion/anduin/repos/fh
> svn: Berkeley DB error while opening environment for filesystem
> /var/lib/subversion/anduin/repos/fh/db:
> DB_RUNRECOVERY: Fatal error, run database recovery

That *might* be nothing more than a permissions problem. Does the user you
are running that command as have *write* access to the "db" repository
subdir, and all files within?

Max.

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