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Re: bdb -> fsfs migration hitches: expected '3', found '5'

From: Ruslan Sivak <rsivak_at_istandfor.com>
Date: 2006-11-01 19:52:38 CET

Sounds like you have old svn binaries still being used... check what
version of svnserve is being used, and make sure it's using the latest
one. If you're using apache, make sure it's using the latest module as
well.

Russ

Danny Park wrote:
>
> Hi folks,
>
> Sorry, but google and mailing list archives don't seem to be answering
> it for me... I also apologize if this ends up being a TortoiseSVN
> issue--I don't think it is, but it's possible, in which case I'll go
> knocking on a different door.
>
> After migrating my repository from bdb to fsfs (which required
> updating to a more recent subversion package, since the older ones
> couldn't handle the >2GB revisions from the dump file), I figured all
> I had to do is replace the old repository directory with the new one..
> which mostly works.. except most of my old working copies can't sync
> up anymore. They give the following error:
>
> Expected format '3' of repository; found format '5'
>
> Here's the context:
>
> Server: repository sits on a linux machine's file system out on the
> internet. This server runs subversion 1.4.0 (r21228), a pre-compiled
> debian package. (it used to be running 1.2.something, which was
> unable to import my dump files with large revisions)
>
> What works: a working copy on the same server, which access the
> repository using a file:/// url. I could "svn up" and it didn't seem
> to care that the repository's format had changed.
>
> What doesn't: working copies on two windows machines (win2k and
> winxp), using tortoisesvn 1.4.0 (build 7501) which is based on
> subversion 1.4.0. They access the repository with an svn+ssh:// url
> (and I type my unix system password into plink each time I
> sync/commit). An update of the existing working copy gives the above
> error. Interestingly enough, when I try to check out a fresh copy, it
> also gives the above error.
>
> I wish I still had my other working copy (also svn+ssh based) on an
> old linux machine to test if that worked.. but no data there..
>
> Any pointers?
>
> -danny
>
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