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Re: Error: Found malformed header in revision file

From: NextGen$ <nextgens_at_emu.freenetproject.org>
Date: 2007-03-22 23:41:09 CET

* Christian Unger <cunger@apple.com> [2007-03-22 23:32:51]:

> Hi,
>
> Is it possible that apache's
>
> SetOutputFilter DEFLATE directive could be causing this?
>
> This is just an uneducated guess.
>
>
> cu
> christian unger

I wasn't using mod_deflate on the server (I've just enabled it)

NextGen$

>
> On Mar 22, 2007, at 11:16 PM, Florent Daignière (NextGen$) wrote:
>
> >* Ph. Marek <philipp.marek@bmlv.gv.at> [2007-03-16 07:54:55]:
> >
> >>On Friday 16 March 2007 00:40, Florent Daignière wrote:
> >>...
> >>>Today I have encountered an other problem with the same repository :
> >>...
> >>>I wonder if I'm really (un)lucky or if the hardware is to blame.
> >>As it seems to be (something like) reproduceable - may I suggest
> >>using strace?
> >> strace -f -tt -i -o /tmp/subversion-bug -p <pid of httpd> -p
> >><other pid> ...
> >>would write a series of logfiles into /tmp/subversion-bug.PID -
> >>you could keep
> >>only the last 100 or so, remove the other ones to keep storage
> >>usage low.
> >>
> >>That would tell us whether it's software - and with a copy of
> >> /proc/<offending pid>/maps
> >>we might see (from the instruction pointer) which library is to
> >>blame,
> >>although that's more a hope than anything else.
> >>
> >>Regards,
> >>
> >>Phil
> >
> >Today the repository got corrupted twice (no software update has been
> >done in the meantime). I realized it too late to get the first strace
> >log ... but I got the second one. Unfortunately I was unable to get
> >the memory map from /proc (I'm using -grsec on my kernel and it hasn't
> >helped).
> >
> >Each time it has been a "Found malformed header in revision file"
> >error
> >(like the first two ones I reported).
> >
> >Here are the two revision files:
> >http://emu.freenetproject.org/~nextgens/12276
> >http://emu.freenetproject.org/~nextgens/12281
> >
> >http://emu.freenetproject.org/~nextgens/subversion-httpd-strace.gz
> > - be carefull : 20M - I don't have the exact commit timestamp so I
> >kept
> >data around... the post-commit hook has been triggered at 20:51 I
> >think.
> >
> >I am reluctant to publish apache's logs here but may do it on demand.
> >
> >Thanks for your time,
> > NextGen$
>

Received on Thu Mar 22 23:41:28 2007

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