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Re: 1.3.1 tarballs up for testing/signing (Again)

From: Mark Phippard <markp_at_softlanding.com>
Date: 2006-03-31 23:54:27 CEST

news <news@sea.gmane.org> wrote on 03/31/2006 04:43:24 PM:

> If I understand you correctly, the same tests were also able to run on
> 1.3.1 after a few tries. "If" there is a "potential deadlock" issue, it
> may or may not occur every time the test is run, depending on the nature

> of the problem, initial conditions, what else is running..
>
> If someone is interested in trying to track it down (or see if they
> can), it may require running tests over a longer period of time on
> multiple cpu machines perhaps with vary load. I don't have a multi-cpu
> or dual-core box at this time, so I can't assist.

I run the tests in VMWare, single processor. I would say I always get
this error, since 1.3.0. However, if I manually start svnserve prior to
running the tests, I never get the error.

I do not understand how the test suite works in terms of starting svnserve
on Windows, but could it have something to do with that? Like is one
Python thread running svnserve and another the tests but they are in the
same process and that is triggering some problem?

Wildly speculating.

Mark

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