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Re: Testing 1.3.x on really old box

From: Peter N. Lundblad <peter_at_famlundblad.se>
Date: 2006-03-17 21:00:48 CET

John Peacock writes:
> Peter N. Lundblad wrote:
> > What happens if you attach to the fs-tests process with a debugger or strace?
> >
>
> This is interesting:
>
> > open("test-repo-trivial-txn/current", O_WRONLY|O_CREAT|O_EXCL, 0666) = 3
> > write(3, "0 1 1\n", 6) = 6
> > close(3) = 0
> > open("test-repo-trivial-txn/write-lock", O_WRONLY|O_CREAT|O_EXCL, 0666) = 3
> > write(3, "", 0) = 0
> > close(3) = 0
> > open("/dev/random", O_RDONLY) = 3
> > read(3,
>
> I guess I need to figure out what's up with /dev/random...
>

Cool! I yesterday brought this up on IRC because when I verified a
tarball, lock_tests.py "hang" because my /dev/random didn't have
enough entropy. One solution is to recompile APR to use
/dev/urandom. That should be OK for Subversions own needs, but do this
on your own risk...

Thanks,
//Peter

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