after recent update, svn tools exiting with code 57

David Rothenberger
Wed Dec 31 19:46:00 GMT 2008

On 12/31/2008 10:33 AM, Dave Steenburgh wrote:
> From time to time, I use setup.exe to update all the packages I have
> installed.  After doing that earlier today, I found out that svn,
> svnadmin, and svnserve (and presumably all other svn tools) are
> exiting with code 57 and no error message, with complete disregard for
> command-line options.  I currently have version 1.5.5-1 installed.  I
> tried reverting to 1.5.4-1, and got the same results, so I'm assuming
> the problem is one of the other packages that got updated.  Naturally,
> I don't know which packages got updated, nor do I know which packages
> svn depends on.  Nothing else has given me any trouble yet.

Try downgrading libapr1 and libaprutil1. I recently rebuilt these
packages for Cygwin 1.7, but it appears they were accidently put in the
Cygwin 1.5 release area. You want the -1 versions.

David Rothenberger  ----

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                -- Voltaire

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