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Re: Large repository crashing cvs2svn.py and possible memory leak?

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2002-12-19 03:27:52 CET

Which cvs2svn.py script are you using? The one from thr trunk, or the
one from /branches/cvs2svn-mmacek?

Nathan Sharp wrote:

> I'm currently testing out subversion on a test box here (RedHat 8.0)
> and have been very impressed so far. I'm quite excited to employ it
> on a real project, but am having problems importing our large CVS
> repository into it. Our CVS repository goes back to 1996 and is 2.2GB
> on disk. The cvs2svn.py script successfully runs through the first
> thee passes but fails with a segementation fault in the fourth pass.
> The repository it generates is valid up until the point it crashes
> (somewhere in 1999) and it doesn't seem to crash at the same spot if I
> re-run it. One thing I noticed was that as the script runs, it takes
> increasingly more and more memory as it goes, was up to almost 400Meg
> last I checked before it crashed. I'm suspicious that perhaps it just
> runs the computer out of memory (it isn't a real powerful box, it is
> just for testing), but I don't have any real evidence to that fact.
> I'm running:
> svn HEAD as of a couple of days ago
> python 2.2.1-17 RPM
> swig 1.3.16 from tarball
> viewcvs HEAD as of a couple of days ago
> Berkely db 4.0.14-14 RPM
>
>
> Any advice for debugging this? I ran the script w/ a -v and the
> reports it generates seem O.K. up until it crashes, at which point the
> output ends abruptly mid-line w/ no other errors. The shell reports
> the segmentation fault. No core file is generated.
> Thanks again!
> Nathan
>
>
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