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Re: repository unusable

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2005-04-16 00:33:09 CEST

Wilfried Schmitten wrote:
> Moin,
> I just updated from SuSE 9.1 to 9.3
> the berkeley database changed from 4.2 to 4.3, all the new programs are
> linked to that libraries.
> From now, there is no access to the repository:
> apache complains:
> [Fri Apr 15 19:41:03 2005] [error] [client] (20014)Error
> string not specified yet: Berkeley DB error while opening environment for
> filesystem /work3/svn/repos/BEURON/db:\nDB_VERSION_MISMATCH: Database
> environment version mismatch
> svnadmin complains:
> muemmel2:/work3/svn/repos/MUEMMEL # svnadmin verify .
> svn: Berkeley DB error while opening environment for filesystem db:
> DB_VERSION_MISMATCH: Database environment version mismatch
> svn: bdb: Program version 4.3 doesn't match environment version

As expected. It is stated in numerous places that dump/load is the simple
reliable way to migrate across BDB versions.

> and at last: svnadmin recover _destroyed_ the database

I find this hard to believe.

$ rm repos/db/__db.*
$ svnlook youngest repos


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