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Re: 2 MB file kills repository?

From: Michael Brouwer <michael_at_tlaloc.net>
Date: 2004-07-19 03:36:31 CEST

Even if this turns out to be a subclipse problem, the core svn
distribution is what is running the server and it shouldn't let a
broken client get the repository into a state requiring svnadmin
recover should it?

If it did then you'd have a nice DOS attack against other svn users.


On Jul 18, 2004, at 3:51 PM, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:

> On Sun, 2004-07-18 at 14:50, J. B. Rainsberger wrote:
>> Transmitting file data ...
>> The pipe has been ended.
>> svn: Commit failed (details follow):
>> svn: Can't write to connection: The pipe has been ended.
> This error looks unfamiliar to me. It looks like a problem with the
> ssh
> connection, not the subversion client or server speaking over it. It
> could be a bug in putty/pageant, or some other piece of network
> equipment getting in the way...?
>> I have not tried any other configurations yet, but I plan to try a
>> Windows server to see whether this is a cross-platform issue.
> We have no known cross-platform issues. To our knowledge, different
> client and server operating systems interoperate just fine.
> We also have no known issues with large files; 2MB is nothing. We've
> tested with multi-gigabyte files in the past. ;-)
>> (The
>> little bit I've found in the mailing list seems to indicate some
>> underlying defect in either a Linux tool or the Linux version of
>> svnserve.)
> Can you be more specific?
>> I have also not tried committing the file from the command
>> line, although I can't imagine that would matter, since Subclipse only
>> drives the command line.
> Subclipse doesn't use the commandline, it uses the java JNI bindings to
> the Subversion C libraries.
>> Note: I am connecting via svn+ssh using PuTTY/Pageant on the client
>> side.
>> Any suggestions would be helpful. I would even be happy moving to a
>> Windows server, if that will actually work. I can wait for a fix to
>> the
>> Linux edition to move back to a Linux-based server.
> See if you can reproduce your problem using a commandline client, and
> show us. If you can't, then take the problem to the subclipse list...
> we don't support subclipse here, only the core svn distribution.
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