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Re: 1.6.11 tarballs up for testing/signing

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Fri, 16 Apr 2010 16:55:15 +0200

On Fri, Apr 16, 2010 at 09:45:16AM -0400, Paul Burba wrote:
> I just double checked this test, running with both a debug and release
> build, both pass.
>
> You probably already noticed, but the dry-run and full-merge outputs
> are semantically equivalent. The only differences are the ordering of
> the notifications and that the
>
> "--- Merging r5 through r9 into
> 'svn-test-work/working_copies/merge_tests-63.files':"
>
> notification appears twice. This strikes me more as a limitation in
> our test suite, rather than a problem with Subversion.

Yes, it does not seem to be a serious problem.
It's not release blocker.
I do not compile serf support into the subversion binaries for OpenBSD,
so in any case this test failure won't affect svn users on this platform.

However, it's interesting that the test fails reliably for me with
fsfs and serf, and passes reliably with bdb and serf.
That's kind of odd. Maybe the problem is related to the fact that
I build APR and Subversion without support for threads? I guess ordering
of notifications with serf is timing dependent? In what way do fsfs
and bdb differ in this respect? Should we try to hunt down the cause of
this or just dismiss it as noise and see if it pops up again later?

Stefan
Received on 2010-04-16 16:55:53 CEST

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