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Re: ra_svn deadlock

From: Brandon Ehle <azverkan_at_yahoo.com>
Date: 2002-12-13 17:19:06 CET

Greg Hudson wrote:

>On Fri, 2002-12-13 at 10:45, Philip Martin wrote:
>
>
>>I get a deadlock in daemon mode on Linux. I think the problem is
>>caused by externals_tests.py using a simple directory copy to
>>duplicate a repository. Is that a valid way to duplicate a
>>repository?
>>
>>
>
>No, but this may uncover a real bug.
>
>Since svnserve is holding a repository open for the lifetime of a
>connection, then depending on how locking works, it may be impossible
>for two client connections to access the same repository at the same
>time. That would also affect diff-tests 5.
>
>I don't know why I haven't run into this in my tests. Maybe a db 4.0.14
>vs. db 4.1 issue.
>
>
Please note that I have found deadlocks in the db-4.0.14 code that was
fixed in db-4.1.24 with mod_dav_svn. I have not tested that the bug is
reproducible with svnserve, but its possible it exists there too.

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