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Re: HP-UX 11.00, 11i test failures with 1.0.2

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-05-04 05:22:10 CEST

Albert Chin wrote:

> 4. An ENOMEM error is returned from DB_ENV->open or DB_ENV->remove.
> Due to the constraints of the PA-RISC memory architecture, HP-UX does
> not allow a process to map a file into its address space multiple
> times. For this reason, each Berkeley DB environment may be opened
> only once by a process on HP-UX; that is, calls to DB_ENV->open will
> fail if the specified Berkeley DB environment has been opened and not
> subsequently closed.
> Does this look like the culprit?

Ah, yes. That's the problem. Subversion's use of BDB flat-out doesn't
work on HPUX, because we open multiple "sessions" to the repository.
That means you're only really safe using the svn client on HPUX, as long
as it only accesses svn:// and http:// network URLs. Nothing which
links to libsvn_fs, such as mod_dav_svn, svnserve, svnadmin, svnlook, or

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