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Re: Error: Found malformed header in revision file

From: NextGen$ <nextgens_at_emu.freenetproject.org>
Date: 2007-04-03 15:27:06 CEST

* Malcolm Rowe <malcolm-svn-dev@farside.org.uk> [2007-03-27 17:31:03]:

> On Thu, Mar 22, 2007 at 11:16:22PM +0100, Florent Daignière (NextGen$) wrote:
> > 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).
> >
> So I finally had a chance to look at this briefly last night. I've
> attached the lines that refer directly to the rev-file; you can see that
> there's an 'obvious' duplication of the noderev.
> Unfortunately, there's also a whole load of suspicious stuff happening
> between the first and second (duplicated) write, so I can't really be
> sure what's going on yet.
> I notice you're using PHP - I wonder if this is another case of PHP
> "surely there can't be any other modules running" disease, and it's
> doing something to trip us up? (I'm thinking of the SIGCHLD reaping that
> it can carry out in some cases - this is obviously more serious).
> Regards,
> Malcolm

Yes, I'm using suPHP.

PS: FYI, the server's hardware has been upgraded.

Received on Tue Apr 3 15:27:22 2007

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