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Re: Win98 - Berkeley DB error while opening environment for filesystem

From: John Szakmeister <john_at_szakmeister.net>
Date: 2004-11-28 01:19:19 CET

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
>
> On Nov 27, 2004, at 8:10 AM, Harry wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> Is there any version of subversion runable under Win98?
>
>
> The svn client runs fine under win98. But you can't create or use a BDB
> repository on win998.

This isn't quite true. Currently there is an uninitialized variable in
svn_cmdline_init(). I've patched trunk already, and the patch is in
STATUS for 1.1.x, but it still hasn't been approved by 3 committers.

> BDB doesn't work on Win98. But FSFS does. Read about it in chapter 5
> of the svn 1.1 book online.

Not quite true either. :-)

  http://subversion.tigris.org/project_faq.html#portability

There is a locking problem that Greg Hudson was looking to fix for 1.2.

> You want to create a repository like this:
>
> svnadmin create --fs-type fsfs
>

-John

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