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Re: [svn] x [fsfs] basic_tests.py failures

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2006-11-09 15:50:25 CET

C. Michael Pilato wrote:
> Lieven Govaerts wrote:
>> Malcolm Rowe wrote:
>>> On Wed, Nov 08, 2006 at 11:40:28PM +0100, Lieven Govaerts wrote:
>>>> FYI: I get this issue with trunk when I'm running basic_tests parallel
>>>> in 10 processes over ra_dav (on windows):
>>>> ..\..\..\subversion\libsvn_client\commit.c:866: (apr_err=160044)
>>>> svn: Commit failed (details follow):
>>>> ..\..\..\subversion\libsvn_ra_dav\util.c:895: (apr_err=160044)
>>>> svn: MERGE request failed on '/svn-test-work/repositories/basic_tests-3/A'
>>>> ..\..\..\subversion\libsvn_ra_dav\util.c:385: (apr_err=160044)
>>>> svn: Cannot write to the prototype revision file of transaction '1-1'
>>>> because a previous representation is currently being written by this process
>>>> FAIL: basic_tests.py 3: basic commit command
>>>> This issue didn't show up during ra_local testing. I'll see if making
>>>> the UUID unique per test repository solves it.
>>> It will - the intraprocess txn serialisation is keyed on (UUID, txn id),
>>> so this an expected failure mode for the case where we attempt to access
>>> two different filesystems that have the same UUID.
>>> You'll also see serialisation in commits across all the filesystems
>>> as the write-lock is keyed on UUID alone :-)
>>> One thing I'd like to do is make it an error to open a filesystem with
>>> the same UUID as another (different) filesystem opened in the same library
>>> context. But that rather requires us to fix the test suite first.
>> To fix the test suite I need to roll back the hotcopy/checkout/copy
>> method of setting up the sandbox, back to the original (slower) svnadmin
>> dump|load/checkout method.
>> I'll do that tomorrow.
> Do we have a general need for an 'svnadmin reset-uuid'? I've had to
> hack in such a thing for CollabNet's deployments, but there's nothing
> particularly unique about CollabNet's needs, and here's another
> opportunity to make use of such a thing.

Doh! I shoulda read the rest of the thread first. Okay. Count this as
"+1 for "svnadmin setuuid [--generate]".

By the way, in the CollabNet patch, I basically just made
svn_fs_set_uuid() able to accept a NULL value which means, "I don't have
a UUID to suggest; go generate one for me."

C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato@collab.net>
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Received on Thu Nov 9 15:50:43 2006

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