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Re: Crash with svn 1.4.0

From: Lieven Govaerts <svnlgo_at_mobsol.be>
Date: 2006-10-05 22:30:23 CEST

Stefan Küng wrote:
> Chris AtLee wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> Sorry if this is a duplicate post, I sent this message yesterday and
>> didn't see it appear in the mailing list archives, so I figured I'd
>> subscribe and try again.
>>
>> I can semi-reliably reproduce a crash with svn 1.4.0 if I interrupt it
>> soon after starting a 'svn status' command. It seems to only crash if I
>> interrupt it before any output has been generated (while it's locking
>> the wc?) My working copy is fairly large (a few hundred megs), so there
>> is often a few seconds before any status information is output. It runs
>> clean under valgrind except for an "Invalid read of size 4" at
>> apr_hash.c:117, which isn't too surprising.
>>
>> Please let me know if there's any other information I can make available
>> to help track this down.
>
> If I may add some comments about this:
> the same crash happens in TortoiseSVN as sent in crashreports
> indicate. From what I could gather from the crashreports so far is
> that the crash happens when the pool gets cleaned up, and only if the
> svn_client_status() call gets interrupted by the cancel callback.
> It happens almost every time if I set the cancel flag even before I
> call svn_client_status() (which means the very first cancel callback
> will stop the function).
> I haven't had the time to look closer at this issue though - I know I
> should have since about 80% of the crashreports coming in for version
> 1.4.0 are about this issue.
>
> Stefan
>
Issue #2623 is created for this problem:
http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=2623

Thanks for the detailed report!

Lieven.

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