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Re: Perl bindings giving a fsfs format value error

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2006-09-27 16:52:45 CEST

On 9/27/06, Troy Curtis Jr <troycurtisjr@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 9/26/06, Troy Curtis Jr <troycurtisjr@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hey guys,
> >
> > I am attempting to use the SVN::Fs perl bindings to perform a hotcopy
> > of a repository (at this point just a test one). However, I get a
> > "expected format '3' got format '4'" error message (I don't have the
> > exact one as it was at work.
> >
> > This repository was created with svn 1.4.0 (hence the format 4 issue)
> > and the perl bindings are from the same sources. Has anyone else had
> > this issue? I have reinstalled the swig perl bindings to make sure I
> > did not have any carry overs from 1.3.2, so that does not seem to be
> > the issue. In fact, before I started my svn 1.4.0 compile I cleared
> > out all the libsvn* libneon* libapr* and then did a "find -name "SVN"
> > | xargs rm -fr" in the perl lib directory just to prevent these kind
> > of issues.
> >
> > Thanks ahead of time!
> > Troy
> >
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>
> So I was able to reproduce a similar error here at home. Here is the
> exact error I get at home:
> Unsupported FS format: Expected FS format '2'; found format '5' at
> ./test.pl line 8
>
> The only difference between this one and the one at work is the format
> numbers.

Those errors mean you're using a earlier version of the Subversion
libraries to try and open a repository that was created with a newer
version and isn't backwards compatible.

-garrett

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