[csw-users] Berkeley DB 4.7 vs. 4.4 issue

Ihsan Dogan ihsan at opencsw.org
Tue Aug 25 09:38:29 CEST 2009

Hello Marsha,

On 25.08.2009 08:12, PETRY, MARSHA wrote:

> svn: Berkeley DB error for filesystem '/cust/repo/db' while opening environment:
> svn: DB_RUNRECOVERY: Fatal error, run database recovery
> svn: bdb: Ignoring log file: /cust/repo/db/log.0000000918: magic number 88090400, not 40988
> svn: bdb: Invalid log file: log.0000000918: Invalid argument
> svn: bdb: PANIC: Invalid argument
> svn: bdb: unable to join the environment
> The resolution on the Oracle site says that I need to db_recover using the old BDB copy (4.4) --- that is now pointing to the new 4.7 copy and so I've lost the ability to run db_recover using the older version.  Is that correct? or is there a way to get that back?
> Am I right in thinking I'll need to download/compile a personal "home directory" version of 4.4 and run the recover using that?  I do not see an easy way to re-create the old versions.

As a temporary solution, you can installed the archived berkeleydb 4.4
package from http://csw.informatik.uni-erlangen.de/oldpkgs/ .


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