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Re: recent server upgrade - Permission denied on opening 'locks' table

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-07-06 00:02:31 CEST

On Jun 8, 2005, at 11:12 AM, Alex Hunsley wrote:
>
> [root@osprey advantage]# svn diff -r head
> svn: Berkeley DB error for filesystem /srv/svn/repositories/
> advantage/db while opening 'locks' table:
> Permission denied

Permission denied? The svn 1.2 libraries are trying to create a new
'locks' table in the database, and the operating system's permissions
are somehow preventing that from happening.

(The svn 1.2 libraries are trying to create the locks table, as well
as bump the 'format' file up to '3'.... but it's not happening.)

>
> [root@jasmo repositories]# svnadmin rmlocks advantage/db
> svnadmin: Expected format '3' of repository; found format '1'

You're running a locking-related command, and the svn 1.2 libraries
are pointing out that the format file claims the repository hasn't
been 'upgraded' to format 3, which is lock-capabale.

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