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Re: SVN and NetWare moves along...

From: Erik Huelsmann <ehuels_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-11-12 21:51:19 CET

On 11/12/05, NormW <normw@bocnet.com.au> wrote:
> Good morning All,
> Based on Branko's advice, hopefully NetWare's APR is being fixed to make
> rename() work properly again. (Apparently at one time it did, but that's
> another story.)
> By putting a patch into APR I can now get the 'merge' (from TortoiseSVN)
> to work correctly (one small step for...) but a closer look at svnserve
> to see why it won't unload on a NetWare box, and a few questions came to
> mind:
> - At the bottom of main.c there's a while (1) loop, with no visible exit
> means on it; how do other platforms shut down 'svnserve'? (I'm using
> 'daemon' mode since that's the closest we have of the modes that are
> available).
> - Once a thread is created for a connection, does it ever close?
> - It seems there is nothing to prevent a shutdown in the middle of
> request processing on a thread?
> - Some MaxThreads count limit would be desirable I think.
> If SVN 1.3 is still some distance off, can someone provide a link to the
> latest RC2 please? If I'm going to 'doodle' on these matters with a view
> to proposing patches then it is less wasted effort to use the 'latest'.
> (I'm currently working on 1.2.3)

You should be able to find the RC2 at tarballs:


Received on Sat Nov 12 21:52:32 2005

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