subversion woes!

Scott Paul Robertson spr at mahonri5.net
Thu Mar 3 23:37:10 MST 2005


On Thu, Mar 03, 2005 at 11:10:53PM -0700, Corey Edwards wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-03-03 at 22:43, tuxgirl at gmail.com wrote:
> > However, it gave me the following errors:
> > Repository lock acquired.
> > Please wait; recovering the repository may take some time...
> > svn: Unknown FS type 'bdb'
> > 
> > I'm assuming it's having problems with the berkeley db, but I'm not sure
> > why, or why it wouldn't be having problems on the other projects in the
> > repository... I'm pretty sure that subversion is not using berkdb,
> > that's confusing me. 
> 
> You most definitely are using berkely db. That's how subversion works.
> Whereas cvs stores all your source files as files, subversion sticks
> them into a berkley db. I don't know all the details, but that's the
> 20,000 foot view.
> 

Not to be a spoil sport, but she could be using fsfs (New in svn 1.1).
Not plain files, but not bdb either (which allows it to work on nfs
shares and the like).

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