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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:

Ivan Zhakov
VisualSVN Team
Received on 2009-01-30 08:25:07 CET

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