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RE: 1.5 beta problem... still trying to track it down.

From: Kamesh Jayachandran <kamesh_at_collab.net>
Date: Fri, 21 Mar 2008 18:52:41 +0530

>> Hi Michael,
>> I remember seeing some errors saying 'UTF-8' blah blah, when my
>> httpd was built with apr-0.9.x and 'mod_dav|authz_svn' built with apr-1.x.
>> After making my apr-0.9.x(i.e making httpd and svn modules to link against
>> same apr major version)
>> has fixed the problem.

>I will try to check for that. Note that the problem only seems to
>happen to my HTML files. A README.txt file did not cause this problem
>(commit worked just fine)

Yes, it can be strange.

>> Can you check error.log to see any segfaults?

>No segfaults - I will check versions tomorrow (hopefully)

>BTW - Here is what was in the error.log - interesting in that it shows
>an error where it can not get the transaction (but that is because the
>transaction actually did succeed - verified via a checkout

>[Thu Mar 20 14:41:10 2008] [error] [client] Can't convert
>string from native encoding to 'UTF-8': [409, #22]
>[Thu Mar 20 14:41:10 2008] [error] [client]
>\x18!\b@?\\153%\bxx"\b$\x18!\b \x0f%\b?\\176?\\190\x1c\b [409, #22]
>[Thu Mar 20 14:41:11 2008] [error] [client] Could not
>DELETE /svn/sinz.org/!svn/act/f18aff77-46c5-4559-aca7-76c2e9088de3.
>[500, #0]
>[Thu Mar 20 14:41:11 2008] [error] [client] could not open
>transaction. [500, #2]
>[Thu Mar 20 14:41:11 2008] [error] [client] Can't open
>file '/home/subversion/repositories/sinz.org/db/transactions/51-1.txn/props':
>No such file or directory [500, #2]

Yes it is precisely what I had seen at


What happens here is 'neon sends a first MERGE request', which after
committing segfaults or terminates the connection. So neon makes one more request
which fails.

With regards
Kamesh Jayachandran
Received on 2008-03-21 14:27:44 CET

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