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

From: Donald Sharp <sharpd_at_cisco.com>
Date: 2002-12-19 04:16:25 CET

It's from the trunk as I understand it.

donald
On Thu, Dec 19, 2002 at 03:27:52AM +0100, Branko ?ibej wrote:
> 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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>
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> Brane Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu> http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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