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Re: Database upgrade problem

From: marc gonzalez-carnicer <carnicer.lists_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-12-29 13:14:52 CET

are you getting an error like this or similar?

svnadmin: Berkeley DB error for filesystem wygccash/db while opening
environment:
DB_VERSION_MISMATCH: Database environment version mismatch
svnadmin: bdb: Program version 4.3 doesn't match environment version

2006/12/28, Greg Adam <greg@gregadam.com>:
> Hi there,
>
> I'm new to the list (and relatively new to Subversion administration) so
> please be gentle!
>
> I help run a small company, and a bit over a year ago I set up SVN for my
> development team on a Fedora based server in the office. At the time I set
> up nightly backups of the data, and tested that I could load from these
> backups, with no problems.
>
> Unfortunately last week our office was broken into, and one of the things
> taken was the server. I also do offsite backups, so I thought it was an
> inconvenience, but no real problem as I in theory was only losing one day's
> work. So, I rebuilt a server (this time using Debian), and installed SVN,
> got it all working with Apache, then tried to install from the backup...
> Here I encountered problems. Some searching has taught me that it is likely
> that the database (bdb) used within my backed up repositories is
> incompatible with the latest version of SVN, and that I should install the
> old version of bdb/svn and do a dump of the data. This would be all well and
> good if I knew what version I was running previously... Is there a way of
> finding out the relevant information from the repository itself? Is this
> likely to be my problem?
>
> Any help on this would be very greatly appreciated. If I have forgotten any
> required information just let me know.
>
> Thanks in advance.
>
> Greg
>
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