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svnserve daemon dying sometimes

From: Petyovskı Petr <petyovsky_at_feec.vutbr.cz>
Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2011 18:47:51 +0100

Hello.
I have some reports of the svnserve daemon dying under vanilla fedora 15.

My story is simple...
I was need svn repository for my students on the course C/C++
programming, like each semester.
So, I installed vanilla Fedora 15, configure and start vanilla svn
1.6.17 with svn:// (svnserve) scheme.

Everything going ok (students are happy, commiting, checkouting etc.),
but it's a third times when svnserve daemon died without any reason.

Maybe I did something wrong in configuration...
Maybe is something wrong on the students svn clients (tortoise svn)...
But result is always same, svnserve sometimes dying. And this isn't good.

I don't want start some "fire", but maybe is something wrong in svnserve
itself.
Because svnserve log after dying is very strange?

Can you please contact me with some developer which response of
svnserve security. This looks like strange vulnerability in svn daemon.

I have svnserve logs and effort to solve this problem...
Thanks for your answer.

Regards,
Petr

PS: sorry for my english. ;-)

Ing. Petr Petyovsky
Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Communication
Department of Control and Instrumentation
Kolejni 4, 612 00 Brno
Czech Republic
Received on 2011-12-15 20:42:27 CET

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