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Re: svn hangs in certain directories

From: David Summers <david_at_summersoft.fay.ar.us>
Date: 2005-05-26 23:49:05 CEST

Thanks for the info.

I don't *THINK* my problem could be an MTU but I guess it is possible.

If I see it happen again or it becomes a problem I'll definitely check
that out.

Thanks!
    - David

On Thu, 26 May 2005, Colin JN Breame wrote:

> On Wednesday 25 May 2005 06:01, David Summers wrote:
>> I have also seen this behaviour, but I've not been able to
>> classify/predict when it will happen. It happened 10+ times a week or so
>> ago but I've not seen it since.
>>
>> - David
>>
>
> Seems that this was caused by a problem with MTU!
>
> I've changed my broadband router to use an MTU of 1400, and this seems to have
> solved the problem. It might be related to MTU discovery, although I'm not
> sure at the moment.
>
> In the end it turned out not to be subversion related.
>
> -- Colin
>
> p.s. i still think that svn could use a timeout error message rather than just
> hanging.
>
>> On Wed, 25 May 2005, Colin JN Breame wrote:
>>> I've recently upgraded to version 1.1.4 and i'm having a few problems.
>>>
>>> Everything is ok when I do:
>>> $ svn ls svn://my_host/
>>>
>>> But when I do:
>>> $ svn ls svn://my_host/directory_with_a_file_in
>>>
>>> svn hangs. This only appears to happen in directories with files in.
>>> e.g. everything is ok when listing directories that only contain
>>> directories. Other functions are affected (including checkout).
>>>
>>> The server is windows based and is using svnserve. No authenication is
>>> used. The client is linux based. Both server and client are using 1.1.4.
>>>
>>> The hang appears to result from an indefinite block when reading from the
>>> server (ra_svn_get_file). As the server never returns a response. Maybe
>>> there should be a timeout condition rather than just hanging...
>>>
>>> I've attached the communications between client and server. Before i ran
>>> the commands I used svnadmin recover on the repository.
>>>
>>> Any ideas?
>>>
>>> -- Colin
>>
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