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

From: eg <egoots_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-11-01 19:52:52 CET

Danny Park wrote:
.. 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'

I believe this is caused when an old (pre 1.4) svn client tries to
access a repository created with 1.4. The repos format has been upgraded
to provide new compression / performance etc.

> 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.

Makes sense the server side components are 1.4.
> 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.

Could there be a version mismatch of the tortoiseSVN?

What happens if you install and use the svn 1.4 commandline client (not
TortoiseSVN)? See:

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