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Each access causes need of db_recover?

From: Jon Watte <hplus_at_mindcontrol.org>
Date: 2002-09-07 23:59:17 CEST

Hi all,

I wanted to check with the list before posting a bug. I got
the trunk of svn (and all the required upgraded components)
yesterday (Friday) and built/installed apache 2.0.40 with
svn as of revision 3141. I also built and installed php 4.2.3
with all of its baggage (I needed this because of the Apache
upgrade).

Things seemed to work okay. I created a repo and imported
the neon 0.23.3 sources into a "neon" subdirectory. I can
browse this directory locally.

However, when browsing using Internet Explorer 5.5 hitting
the repository directly, I could initially read a few of the
neon html files, but when I got to chap02.html, I got an XML
format error. After this error, pretty much every access to
the neon subdirectory will tell me I need to run db_recover.

Running db_recover will allow me to hit one file, which will
typically give an XML error on the <hr noshade> line as
emitted by the Subversion server browse code, and then I need
to run db_recover again.

I searched the mailing list and the bug db, but couldn't find
any issues similar to this.
I also tried turning off keepalive in httpd.conf, but that
seemed to make the problem, if anything, worse.

The only inkling I've gathered so far is that perhaps svn is
sending data which IE interprets as text/xml, and tries to
apply some xslt on, whereas the text is actually text/html (it
looks very much like HTML to me). Perhaps this parse error
will cause IE to terminate the connection in such a way that
SVN gets a premature shutdown.

Any insights? Ideas for debugging, pointers to FAQs I missed,
patches to apply and marshmallows are all welcome. I'm not
(very) afraid of GDB.

Cheers,

                / h+

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Received on Sun Sep 8 00:09:53 2002

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