[svn.haxx.se] · SVN Dev · SVN Users · SVN Org · TSVN Dev · TSVN Users · Subclipse Dev · Subclipse Users · this month's index

Re: copy repo->wc segmentation fault

From: Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com>
Date: Fri, 22 Aug 2008 16:13:07 -0700

Can you send us a stack trace?


alan.wood_at_clear.net.nz wrote:
> I have just traced a bug in the "svn copy URL_at_rev file" command.
> While following instructions in the svn-book to retrieve a deleted file
> svn copy svn://fred.ncs.local/ncs/truck/.../a.txt_at_211 a.txt
> <segmentation fault>
> This occurred on a Linux machine.
> I repeated the command from windows command line with the same result.
> tested on svn version 1.5.1(Linux and win32) and 1.5.x branch(win32)
> I have traced this through to libsvn_client: copy.c line 1455
> The return from svn_wc_add_repos_file2() is not checked with SVN_ERR().
> This fails when the repository name does not exactly match the
> repository name on the command line.
> In my case the Linux attempt was different as I used the machines
> actual name "fred" as opposed to "subversion.ncs.local" which the
> working copy was built from. On the win32 case I was using a
> file:///c:/... on the command line, but the working copy was checked
> out by TortoiseSVN and had file:///C:/... in the working copy.
> The segmentation fault actually occurs a few lines down when calling
> extend_wc_mergeinfo() with dst_entry==NULL.
> After changing to catch the error from the svn_wc_add_repos_file2()
> I do get an error message about the repositories having different
> roots which with careful inspection of C vs c may help the user to
> get it right next time. Would be nicer to to check the repository by
> uuid rather than name, then check the path within the repository as
> a string. Or maybe I missed something completely.
> Thanks for a great product.
> Alan Wood
> Napier
> New Zealand.

To unsubscribe, e-mail: dev-unsubscribe_at_subversion.tigris.org
For additional commands, e-mail: dev-help_at_subversion.tigris.org
Received on 2008-08-23 01:13:27 CEST

This is an archived mail posted to the Subversion Dev mailing list.

This site is subject to the Apache Privacy Policy and the Apache Public Forum Archive Policy.