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Re: svn commit: r1054249 - in /subversion/trunk/subversion: include/svn_types.h libsvn_delta/text_delta.c

From: Travis <svn_at_castle.fastmail.fm>
Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2011 16:50:13 -0600

On Jan 27, 2011, at 4:29 PM, Stefan Fuhrmann wrote:

> On 27.01.2011 02:59, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
>> Is anyone testing the "SVN_UNALIGNED_ACCESS_IS_OK=0" code regularly?
>> On a quick inspection, all the bots describe themselves as x64, not ia64.
>> /me would add -DSVN_UNALIGNED_ACCESS_IS_OK=0 to his CFLAGS, but he isn't
>> building too often these days.
> I'm wondering whether there isn't anyone running SVN
> on Power(PC) or ARM. While alignment on/off can be
> checked fairly good via CFLAGS, big endian issues
> will be undetectable on the pre-dominant x86 / x64 arch.

A datapoint for you: At work, both server and client of 1.6.x are currently built and run on AIX on Power machines (though not all permutations of server/client). I've been using it on Power since Subversion 1.0. I also run Subversion on my G4 and G5 (PowerPC) Macs, though that's less extensively exercised.

We haven't noticed any corruption issues that could make me suspect endian-related corruption.

Received on 2011-01-27 23:50:53 CET

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