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RE: mem leak?

From: Geoff Rowell <geoff.rowell_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 30 Oct 2009 10:15:55 -0400

Neels Janosch Hofmeyr wrote:
>
> here's a report from crazy_imp on #svn:
>
> With 1.6.6, a checkout of freebsd was interrupted by a network reconnect
(takes longer than a day o_O). After that, `svn cleanup' takes some hours to
complete, and after that, `svn update' grows to about 3 gig memory usage.
>
> Don't know what to make of it, maybe someone else would like to
investigate.
> Some chat snippets...
>
> <crazy_imp> svn, Version 1.6.6 (r40053)
> <crazy_imp> neels: all i've done is: svn co svn://svn.freebsd.org/base/
freebsd - due reconnects, i need to run svn cleanup and svn up again.
>
> <neels> so your checkout was interrupted, and you had to cleanup, then you
updated to try and finish the checkout. right?
> <crazy_imp> yes
>
> <crazy_imp> asked yesterday why svn does not reconnect to the server and
keeps on going after a reconnect, nobody answered the question (think it
should be possible, the client still knows it's state and which stuff he
needs to fetch)
>
> <borg-queen> crazy_imp: are you really sure you want to checkout the whole
repos?
> <crazy_imp> borg-queen: yes :)
> <borg-queen> crazy_imp: then maybe a checkout "--depth immediates" and
updates of individual subdirs may work better
>
> (etc., 2009-10-30 at about 13:00 CET)

I'm also still (since 1.6.5) seeing a memory leak using SVN 1.6.6 on Windows
2003 R2 over http protocol. Requires an Apache restart every few days.

-Geoff

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