Problems running "hg convert" with "subversion[-python]" 1.8.13-2

David Rothenberger
Wed Jul 29 16:55:00 GMT 2015

Matt Mackall wrote:
> On Wed, 2015-07-29 at 12:48 +0200, Dr Rainer Woitok wrote:
>>   File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/libsvn/", line 7285, in <module>
>>     svn_pool_create()
>> TypeError: svn_pool_create() takes exactly 2 arguments (0 given)
> This is apparently known breakage with libsvn's SWIG bindings related to
> new versions of SWIG. We're more or less powerless to do anything about
> it. You can tell it's not Mercurial's problem because the error occurs
> -in libsvn/ while it's calling SVN.

It looks like Fedora has a patch for this. I'll try applying it to
Subversion this weekend and make a new release. I don't use Mercurial,
but hopefully someone can test the new release.

Thanks, Matt, for the useful link.

David Rothenberger  ----

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