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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0000548Subversion for OS/2 & eCSBugpublic2022-05-25 04:09
ReporterLewisR Assigned ToLewisR  
Status closedResolutionunable to reproduce 
Fixed in Version1.14.x 
Summary0000548: Cannot upgrade repository to 1.7.x (or 1.6.19) hangs with no activity
Descriptionsvnadmin upgrade <path-to-repo> starts, then stalls with no disk activity and no CPU activity. It can be killed with Ctrl-C.
Steps To Reproduce1. Shut down SVN server process.
2. Replace binaries with 1.6.19, 1.7.4, or 1.7.6 versions.
3. From bin\, run svnadmin upgrade <path-to-repo>
Additional InformationCommand line output (from 1.7):

Repository lock acquired.
                         Please wait; upgrading the repository may take some tim

(text formatting under 1.6 is better)

No disk activity. No CPU time.

Pressing Ctrl-C to kill process yields:

    svnadmin: E165000: Failed to get exclusive repository access; perhaps anothe
r process
such as httpd, svnserve or svn has it open?

The same repo upgrades successfully using 1.6.16:

[j:\apps\svn\bin] svnadmin upgrade ..\data\pmmdev
Repository lock acquired.
Please wait; upgrading the repository may take some time...

Upgrade completed.

Possibly related to Bug 0000425.
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2013-01-25 19:02

administrator   ~0002396

i doubt it will help, but you could test with


2018-01-20 14:04

developer   ~0003167

Requesting feedback from myself, as I seem to have completely missed this last request for testing. I'll follow up at my soonest opportunity.


2020-09-03 14:40

developer   ~0003532

I have not seen this with 1.14.0.

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2012-10-07 13:31 LewisR New Issue
2013-01-25 19:02 psmedley Note Added: 0002396
2018-01-20 14:04 LewisR Assigned To => LewisR
2018-01-20 14:04 LewisR Status new => feedback
2018-01-20 14:04 LewisR Note Added: 0003167
2020-09-03 14:40 LewisR Status feedback => resolved
2020-09-03 14:40 LewisR Resolution open => unable to reproduce
2020-09-03 14:40 LewisR Fixed in Version => 1.14.x
2020-09-03 14:40 LewisR Note Added: 0003532
2020-09-03 14:40 LewisR Status resolved => closed