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Re: "Unknown FS type 'bdb'" when accessed via apache

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2004-12-19 17:10:14 CET

Cory Wright wrote:
> "Max Bowsher" <maxb@ukf.net> writes:
>>> I've seem messages in the archives where other's have gotten the
>>> "Unknown FS type 'bdb'" error message when using the command line
>>> tools, but I have not found anything about this happening when using
>>> Apache to access the repository.
>>> I'm out of ideas on this, so if there are any suggestions I would love
>>> to hear them. Please let me know if there is any other information is
>>> needed.
>> It sounds like libsvn_fs is failing to load libsvn_fs_base.
>> Is /usr/local/BerkeleyDB4.2/lib in ld.so.conf?
>> Has ldconfig been run?
>> You might want to try without --enable-dso - it's a less used option,
>> and there's really not much benefit to it unless you are trying to
>> make a subversion package with the BDB dependency optional.
> Hi Max, thanks for your suggestions.
> The /usr/local/BerkeleyDB4.2/lib path was already listed in ld.so.conf,
> however you were right about --enable-dso. I removed the option and
> everything appears to be working now. Do we know why that option would
> be causing a problem?

Not really. You could try looking at the code it enables (see
libsvn_fs/fs-loader.c), and maybe add some debugging prints, or run it under


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