SVN repsoitory now live

Thomas Beneke thomas.beneke at
Wed Jun 23 05:37:02 PDT 2004

Bertrand JUGLAS wrote:
> Hello,
> when i go on it writes me:
> An Exception Has Occurred
> Python Traceback
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "/usr/local/viewcvs/lib/", line 2630, in main
>     request.run_viewcvs()
>   File "/usr/local/viewcvs/lib/", line 264, in run_viewcvs
>     self.rootpath, rev)
>   File "/usr/local/viewcvs/lib/vclib/svn/", line 317, in 
> __init__
>     self.repos = repos.svn_repos_open(rootpath, self.pool)
> SubversionException: ('Berkeley DB error while opening environment for 
> filesystem /home/svn/repositories/LFS/db:\nDB_RUNRECOVERY: Fatal error, 
> run database recovery', 160029)
> i've tried many times but it always writes the same so i thought i 
> should report this error to this mainling list.
> hoping it hasn't disturbed you,
> Bertrand.
> Matthew Burgess wrote:
>> Folks,
>> We're pleased to inform you that the LFS Book sources have now been
>> successfully migrated from CVS to SVN.
>> For those of you wanting to check out the sources, you can access them
>> anonymously via:
>> `svn co svn:// LFS` (this will
>> get you the latest unstable version of the BOOK (i.e. not the
>> bootscripts, or anything else).
>> Editors - write access is still via ssh:
>> `svn co svn+ssh://`
>> For those of you wanting to see the actual layout of the repository, the
>> easiest way to do it is via
>>  This will tell you
>> exactly what path you will want to check out from the repository (i.e.
>> trunk vs. a particular branch or tag, and whether you just want the book
>> XML sources vs. the whole kit and caboodle!).
>> Additionally, you may find useful :)
>> Any questions, please don't hesitate to ask!
>> Best regards,
>> Matt.
svn co svn:// LFS

i got following error message:

svn: Berkeley DB error while opening environment for filesystem 
DB_RUNRECOVERY: Fatal error, run database recovery


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