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RE: test failure on .36

From: David Summers <david_at_summersoft.fay.ar.us>
Date: 2004-01-23 00:48:48 CET

On Thu, 22 Jan 2004, Lee, Kevin wrote:

> 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?
>
> -----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.)

I've been running on both RedHat 8 dual i686 and RedHat 9 dual AMD Athlon
processors for almost a year and have not encountered any problems.

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