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RE: test failure on .36

From: Lee, Kevin <kdlee_at_qualcomm.com>
Date: 2004-01-23 00:56:08 CET

This is on redhat 9.

Since the problem was exhibited in both the file and http tests, I was assuming the problem was on the server side and not the client side.

Is that possible?

Kevin

-----Original Message-----
From: Branko Cibej [mailto:brane@xbc.nu]
Sent: Thursday, January 22, 2004 3:27 PM
To: Lee, Kevin
Cc: dev@subversion.tigris.org; users@subversion.tigris.org
Subject: Re: test failure on .36

Lee, Kevin wrote:

> This appears to be a problem due to running on a multiprocessor
> machine. The errors are intermittent due to task scheduling. SVN
> attempts to change a file to read-only, but the file does not exist
> yet because a different thread (or process?) has not completed
> creating the file yet.
>
I've been developing, running and testing SVN on a 2-cpu WinXP box for
quite a while now, and haven't seen anything similar. Besides, the
client and the tests run in a single thread; there can be no races there.

(Note that there can be a race between the client and the server, and
these show up on Windows in the test cleanup processing; we have code in
the test suite that "fixes" that.)

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Brane ╚ibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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