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Re: svnadmin hotcopy error Expected FS format '2'; found format '3' only when run as a cron job

From: Todd Smith <toddel_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 3 Jun 2009 23:14:53 -0400

Ah. That was it.

I didn't think my distro (Slackware) had come with Subversion
installed, it did, installed in /usr
So I grabbed sources and built/installed to /usr/local

Thanks again, it was driving me mad...

On Wed, Jun 3, 2009 at 10:53 PM, Ryan Schmidt
<subversion-2009b_at_ryandesign.com> wrote:
> On Jun 3, 2009, at 20:36, Todd Smith wrote:
>
>> I'm getting an the error message:
>>
>> Expected FS format '2'; found format '3'
>>
>> when I use the svnadmin hotcopy command but ONLY when it is run a cron
>> job (as root).
>> If I do an svnadmin hotcopy in a root shell I get no such error.
>>
>> Here is the dump of my svn and svnadmin versions:
>>
>> $ svn --version
>> svn, version 1.5.6 (r36142)
>
> [snip]
>>
>> $ svnadmin --version
>> svnadmin, version 1.5.6 (r36142)
>
> [snip]
>
> Your svnadmin 1.5.6 is in a nonstandard location (a location that is not in
> the PATH when cron runs), but an older version of svnadmin is installed in a
> standard location and that is the copy that cron is running.
>

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