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Re: Review needed for 1.6.6 fix

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: Wed, 07 Oct 2009 16:41:21 +0100

On Wed, 2009-10-07 at 10:38 -0400, Mark Phippard wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 7, 2009 at 10:09 AM, Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com> wrote:
> > On Tue, 2009-10-06, Mark Phippard wrote:
> >> This is a relatively simple change that impacts people using SVN in
> >> Eclipse on most versions of Linux.
> >>
> >> * r39692
> >> Fix issue #3498: Subversion password stores freeze Eclipse
> >> Justification:
> >> All subclipse users are in great need of this.
> >> Branch:
> >> Resolves a minor conflict in libsvn_auth_gnome_keyring/gnome_keyring.c
> >> where the code changed was refactored on trunk.
> >> ^/branches/1.6.x-r39692
> >> Votes:
> >> +1: stylesen
> >
> > I have now built Subversion --with-gnome-keyring. Where can I find a
> > guide to setting up Eclipse to use my freshly built Subversion 1.6.x?
> > (It's a year since I last looked at setting up Eclipse with Subversion
> > so I've forgotten it all.)
> >
> > And then how would I activate and test the gnome-keyring bug?
>
> There is info here:
>
> http://subclipse.tigris.org/wiki/JavaHL
>
> Start by following the Subclipse install instructions, which you can see here:
>
> http://subclipse.tigris.org/servlets/ProjectProcess?pageID=p4wYuA
>
> The wiki tells you how to point Eclipse at the JavaHL you have built.
> To see the bug, access a repository that requires authentication.
> Eclipse will lock up/crash. With the bug fixed, you should get the
> gnome-keyring GUI prompt to unlock the keyring.

Thanks to your helpful guidance I have now got as far as installing all
the necessary bits and reproducing the problem. (Eclipse quits saying
"JVM terminated" when I try to do "Show History" on say the COMMITTERS
file in my Subversion trunk WC.)

Now I need to build the JavaHL bindings in my own Subversion build so I
can try the fix.

> I have CentOS 5 in a VMWare and for some reason I cannot build JavaHL.
> Something wrong with the header files that I have not figured out. I
> can test built binaries, but cannot currently build myself.

I have had trouble in the past trying to build JavaHL here on SUSE SLED
10. I hope to try tomorrow.

- Julian

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