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Re: Newbie to... cvs2svn

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-12-01 20:27:39 CET

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Janice Cheung <jmc2006@med.cornell.edu> writes:
> I tried subscribing to the cvs2svn mailing list hours ago, but my
> subscription hasn't been processed yet
> (!). So I'm hoping someone here at Subversion can help me..
> I've installed subversion and cvs2svn and Berkeley DB 4.3.21 on my
> Mac OS X 10.3.6..
> However, when I try running the cvs2svn command, I get:
> ERROR: your installation of Python does not contain a suitable DMB
> module. This script cannot continue.
> to solve: see
> http://python.org/doc/current/lib/module-anydbm.html for details.
> I already have a CVS web server set up, but was interested in
> exploring different version control system
> alternatives. I submitted inquiries to the user dev mailing list
> for WebObjects asking about the best
> version control systems, and most WO users enthusiastically
> submerged me into the Subversion direction.
> I've gone to the recommended Python website in search of clues to
> resolve my cvs2svn issue .. but my sole
> deduction is that the cvs2svn installation requires a db database
> interface. (?) The SleepyCat Software :
> Berkeley DB 4.3.21 (already installed) does not suffice? I'm
> befuddled and under duress. $"locate anydbm" at the prompt proves to
> me that I indeed have Python Version 2.3 already installed on
> my Mac, in a Python framework, where "anydbm.py" is situated.
> $python -V at the prompt also confirms that I have Python 2.3 already
> installed on my Mac.
> ... What could I be missing? My Python version is more recent
> than the recommended version for cvs2svn.
> Any advice or guidance would be greatly appreciated!
> Best regards,
> Janice

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Received on Wed Dec 1 20:35:48 2004

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