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Re: Error Accessing Remote Repository

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2005_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2005-10-19 10:03:02 CEST

>>> I have a repository setup on my iMac that works great. I have an
>>> eMac that I have installed the svn client on. I have svnserve
>>> running on the iMac. When I try to access the repository on the
>>> iMac using svn://ip_address I get the message :
>>> subversion/libsvn_fs/bdb/bdb-err.c:61: (apr_err=160029)
>>> svn: Berkeley DB error while opening 'nodes' table for
>>> filesystem /users/scott/Repository/db:
>>> No such file or directory
>> Shouldn't /Users be written with a capital U? Not that it probably
>> matters on Mac OS X's case-insensitive filesystem...
>> Where is your repository on disk? At /Users/scott/Repository?
>> What command are you using to start svnserve on the iMac?
>> What versions of Subversion are you using? I hope you'll say
>> 1.2.3; if not, upgrade to 1.2.3.
>> It would be a good idea to convert your repository from BerkeleyDB
>> to FSFS when you have a minute. So many problems I see on this
>> list seem to be the result of using BerkeleyDB repositories
>> instead of FSFS repositories. I'm not sure that's related to your
>> current difficulties, but I still recommend it to avoid possible
>> future problems.
> You are right about the case-insensitive nature of the file system,
> so the "U" doesn't matter.
> Yes, the repository is located at /Users/scott/Repository.
> I am starting the server with: svnserve -d.
> I believe I am using 1.2.3.
> I am going to convert to an FSFS repository in the next couple of
> days.

Does the user svnserve is running as have permission to read /Users/
scott/Repository and its contents?

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