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Re: svnadmin crashes

From: Erik Huelsmann <ehuels_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 13 Jul 2008 12:56:24 +0200

On Fri, Jun 20, 2008 at 5:40 AM, Howard Bryden
<hdbryden_at_emergency.qld.gov.au> wrote:
> Folks,
>
> Our developers are reporting that svnserve intermittently crashes.
>
> Host OS: HP-UX 11.23 (Itanium)
> Subversion: 1.3.1, FSFS backend
> Backend: BDB 4.4.20
> IDE: IntelliJ IDEA 6.0
>
> Subversion, DB and the dependency products were installed from the builds
> downloaded from the HP Porting and Archive Centre at
> http://hpux.connect.org.uk/.
>
> The devs. report that subversion was working quite happily until Monday,
> then started crashing intermittently (up to 7 or so times a day). Restarts
> work in the sense that at least the database is not corrupted. I have no
> reason to suspect the transaction workload, it hasn't changed markedly. The
> suggestion is that some revision must be somehow corrupt, but I ran svnadmin
> verify and all revisions checked out okay.
>
> In the absense of suitable logging/tracing/debug output features (are these
> available for svnserve? I heard somewhere that they're earmarked for v1.6)
> all I can offer is an upgrade to 1.4.6 (the latest build for HPUX).
>
> There's not a whole lot to go on here, but any ideas etc. gratefully
> received.

Well, there's been a lot of change since 1.3.1. Since 1.5.0 is out
already, you might give that a go if it's available from your source,
but 1.4.6 should make a difference already too.

HTH,

Erik.

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