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Re: Unable to open an ra_local session to URL

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2006q2_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2006-05-16 16:42:31 CEST

On May 16, 2006, at 16:15, kynn at panix.com wrote:

> % svn co file:///home/jones/svn-repos/MyProject/trunk MyProject
> svn: Unable to open an ra_local session to URL
> svn: Unable to open repository 'file:///home/jones/svn-repos/
> MyProject/trunk'
> svn: Berkeley DB error while opening environment for filesystem /
> home/jones/svn-repos/db:
> DB_VERSION_MISMATCH: Database environment version mismatch
> svn: bdb: Program version 4.3 doesn't match environment version
> Could anyone tell me what's going on and/or how to fix it?

Seems you or someone upgraded the BerkeleyDB libraries on your system
without following the Subversion BDB upgrade instructions, which are


Once you get this sorted out you may want to consider switching from
BDB to FSFS so that you cannot experience similar problems in the
future. How to do this is described here:


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