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RE: Windows svnsync test suite failures and a clue

From: Bolstridge, Andrew <andy.bolstridge_at_intergraph.com>
Date: Fri, 7 Jan 2011 11:50:17 -0000

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Paul Burba [mailto:ptburba_at_gmail.com]
> Sent: 21 December 2010 22:56
> To: Subversion Development
> Subject: Re: Windows svnsync test suite failures and a clue
> Being somewhat incredulous that this was the problem, I reinstalled
> WLE2011 and sure enough the tests failed again. After uninstalling, the tests
> again worked.
> So WLE2011 is the problem. Why is it a problem? I don't know, and since I
> don't really require these apps, I'm not going to spend any more time at the
> moment trying to figure it out...I'm retiring from the "mysterious Windows
> failure game" for the rest of 2010 ;-)
> Paul

Nope, I believe it completely. We had certain "issues" with Trend anti-virus recently, on a 64-bit Win7 box with only windows live *messenger* installed, it would corrupt the AV and be unable to repair. Since then further updates to WLM have fixed the problem.

No-one knows why it’s a problem, and I think MS quietly fixed whatever system instability it was causing.

Received on 2011-01-07 12:51:04 CET

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