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Re: subversion 1.4.0 svn checkout crash

From: Stefan KŁng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-10-06 15:23:45 CEST

On 10/6/06, D.J. Heap <djheap@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10/3/06, Stefan KŁng <tortoisesvn@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> > > Win32 folks: how do we collect a backtrace in situations like this?
> >
> > must - resist - yelling - told - you - so
> >
> > Issue #1628 (http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=1628)
> > is about implementing a crash handler for windows.
> > I've sent in a patch for this, revised version (after some discussions)
> > is still here:
> > http://svn.haxx.se/dev/archive-2005-07/1069.shtml
>
>
> I'd like to look at this further, but I think popping up a box on
> commandline programs is very bad behavior as has been mentioned before
> -- automated processes may not even be running in a visible
> winstation, so the process will be hung forever with no one even able
> to see the dialog.
>
> Can this be tweaked to write out the dump and leave a pointer to it in
> the event log as Brane suggested? Also, what is the license for the
> crashreport dll? Could we just include the code in Windows builds?

The revised patch at the very end of the mailing thread does exactly
that: it prints out an error with the path where the dump file was
written to. And a text to 'please send the dump to
mailaddress@subversion'.

Stefan

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