[Pythonmac-SIG] Question using cvs2svn
bob at redivi.com
Thu Dec 2 23:22:32 CET 2004
On Dec 2, 2004, at 16:58, Jack Jansen wrote:
> On 2-dec-04, at 18:19, Janice Cheung wrote:
>> I recently installed cvs2svn (a version of subversion) on my Mac
>> OS X 10.3.6.
>> I've also installed Sleepycat Berkeley DB 4.3.21.
>> When I attempt to run $"cvs2svn" at the prompt, I receive this
>> error message:
>> ERROR: your installation of Python does not contain a suitable
>> DBM module. This script cannot
>> to solve: see
>> http://python.org/doc/current/lib/module-anydbm.html for details.
> That is indeed a rather stupid error message: what it tries to say is
> that the only Python dbm modules that are available are not good
> enough for cvs2svn.
> So you need to install one that is good enough (such as Sleepycat
> Berkeley DB), but you also need to install the corresponding Python
> Does anyone happen to know about an easy to install DB + Python
> module? Bob, anything in your PackMan database, maybe?
The one in my PackMan database may be too old.. building bsddb3 from
source is probably a good idea.
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