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Re: SVN unusable with https server, valid CA and Windows SP3 (recipe included)

From: Ivan Zhakov <ivan_at_visualsvn.com>
Date: Fri, 30 Jan 2009 10:24:44 +0300

On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 9:27 AM, Eric Gillespie <epg_at_pretzelnet.org> wrote:
> Pierre Paysant-Le Roux <pierre.paysant-le_roux_at_demotera.com> writes:
>
>> please take some time to read my mail. What I described looks like a
>> configuration problem, but It's not. My server is well configured and
>> causes no problem with svn client on Linux (five repositories with
>> thousands of revisions). Even though it were not the case, it would mean
>> that this missconfiguration makes svn client on Windows SP3 freeze with
>> no error message: that's a bug. But I repeat, my server is a standard
>> Apache server from Debian.
>
> I'm sorry I can't help you, but I can confirm the issue.
> At least, I can confirm that I've seen a very similar hang.
> I had hundreds of Linux users working with no problem, but
> frequent reports of this hang from Windows users. This was one
> of many reasons we ultimately switched to svnserve.
>
Most likely this problem caused by deadlock in FreeLibrary() of crypt32.dll.
This bug should be fixed in r33014 and r33128. Then certificate
validation code rewritten in r33170.
See discussion here:
http://groups.google.com/group/Subversion-development/browse_thread/thread/1ddbd0e2afa9f9a3

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Ivan Zhakov
VisualSVN Team
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