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Re: problem freeing references in perl bindings

From: John Peacock <jpeacock_at_rowman.com>
Date: 2007-06-29 05:02:35 CEST

Guillaume Rousse wrote:
> When executed, the attached test case produce the following warning:
> [guillaume@oberkampf 2.0]$ perl testcase.t
> Attempt to free unreferenced scalar: SV 0xa71e80 at testcase.t line 18.

`perl -v` would be very helpful to know; there are a couple of distros
*cough*RedHat*cough* that ship with non-standard 5.8.x releases of relatively
ancient origins.

But I can replicate with v5.8.8 and Subversion 1.4.2. That's a classic refcount
mistake (and it is actually the mkdir() on line 16 that is throwing the free
error, regardless). The odds are good that it is the error message itself that
isn't being decremented properly:

Filesystem has no item: File not found: transaction '0-1', path '/foo/bar' at
testcase.t line 15

which is being hidden by the eval{}. I'll try to take a deeper look in the


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