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Re: svn stability problems

From: Brandon Ehle <azverkan_at_yahoo.com>
Date: 2003-01-16 03:28:22 CET

Michael Price wrote:

>Brandon Ehle writes:
> > Bob Gustafson wrote:
> > >Hmm, sounds like lock management problems. Multiple users acquiring locks
> > >and causing deadlock? (the hangs anyway. The recursion problems may also
> > >be related)
> >
> > Sometimes even a single user can cause problems, I think different
> > processes on httpd are handling the requests so it acts on the database
> > just like multiple users are hitting it.
>
>Yep. I stopped using ra_dav at home and went back to ra_local because
>httpd was hanging at least once per day on tiny repo's with me as the
>only user. Debugging httpd isn't fun so I figured I'd wait until ra_dav
>was more stable. This is also the only reason I haven't recommended
>subversion for projects at work. I can live with it being slower than
>cvs in our environment but I can't recommend something that hangs and I
>don't have the time to donate to track down why it happens.
>
>
ra_svn is working great for us even on large repositories. There's a
couple of bugs here & there but on the whole its far more stable than
ra_dav and faster too.

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