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Re: HP-UX 11.00, 11i test failures with 1.0.2

From: Branko ─îibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2004-05-04 07:08:24 CEST

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:

> Albert Chin wrote:
>
>> 4. An ENOMEM error is returned from DB_ENV->open or DB_ENV->remove.
>>
>> Due to the constraints of the PA-RISC memory architecture, HP-UX
>> does
>> not allow a process to map a file into its address space multiple
>> times. For this reason, each Berkeley DB environment may be opened
>> only once by a process on HP-UX; that is, calls to DB_ENV->open
>> will
>> fail if the specified Berkeley DB environment has been opened
>> and not
>> subsequently closed.
>>
>> Does this look like the culprit?
>>
>
> Ah, yes. That's the problem. Subversion's use of BDB flat-out
> doesn't work on HPUX, because we open multiple "sessions" to the
> repository. That means you're only really safe using the svn client on
> HPUX, as long as it only accesses svn:// and http:// network URLs.
> Nothing which links to libsvn_fs, such as mod_dav_svn, svnserve,
> svnadmin, svnlook, or ra_local.

And that's issue #688.

-- Brane

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