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Re: svn: Can't close activity db: Error string not specified yet

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-07-04 18:11:36 CEST

On Jul 4, 2005, at 9:35 AM, Fletcher Cocquyt wrote:

> [Mon Jul 04 07:23:44 2005] [error] [client] Can't close
> activity
> db: Error string not specified yet [500, #20014]

Regardless of whether you're using a BerkeleyDB or FSFS repository,
the mod_dav_svn server module keeps a private DBM database of
"activity" objects in the repos/conf/dav/ directory. It uses
whatever DBM that the APR library happens to link to on your system,
and makes generic db calls through APR's abstracted API.

> 5227: open("/export/svn/repos/conf/dav/activities.dir", O_RDWR|
> 0666) = 14
> 5227: open("/export/svn/repos/conf/dav/activities.pag", O_RDWR|
> 0666) = 15

I don't know what the problem is, other than to guess that somehow
the apr_dbm_open() function is failing to open the activities.db file
over NFS. It could be an NFS bug, or it could be some strange
interoperablity bug between your particular NFS implementation and
whatever DBM is being invoked by APR.

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