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Re: 'svn move' causes lockup/crash

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Fri, 19 Sep 2008 11:04:37 +0300 (Jerusalem Daylight Time)

Matthew L. Creech wrote on Thu, 18 Sep 2008 at 22:56 -0400:
> I can consistently make the subversion client enter some sort of
> infinite loop that brings down my machine (until the OOM-killer kicks
> in, anyway) by allocating more & more memory. This is with
> subversion-1.5.1 on a x86_64 gentoo box.

I can reproduce this with trunk.

> Let's say that "project" is laid out such that
> "/project/old_directory/sub_directory/filename.c" already exists in
> the repository. Now I type this sequence of commands:
> svn co http://some-url/project
> cd project
> svn move old_directory new_directory
> cd new_directory/sub_directory
> mkdir blah
> svn add blah
> svn move filename.c blah
> (svn shoots to 100% CPU usage, and quickly gobbles up all my memory)
> Is this a known issue? I tried a few searches on the bug tracker but
> didn't get anything.

If it isn't there already, please add it. Thanks.

> I can provide additional details as needed.

A patch would be welcome. :)


> Thanks

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Received on 2008-09-19 10:04:57 CEST

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