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Re: 64-bit Subversion crashes on Mac OS X

From: Gavin Beau Baumanis <gavinb_at_thespidernet.com>
Date: Wed, 9 Mar 2011 07:59:47 +1100

On 09/03/2011, at 2:03 AM, Hyrum K Wright wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 8, 2011 at 2:46 AM, Simon Wilson <sepwilson_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> On Mon, Mar 07, 2011 at 08:59:35AM +0100, Simon Wilson wrote:
>>>>> I'm posting here for feedback before opening an issue with Subversion tracker.
>>>>> Using the 'svn mkdir' command against a 1.5/1.6 format repository via ra_local (i.e. with a file:// URL) with 64-bit Subversion on Mac OS X results in a segmentation fault. This 100% reproducible both with 'svn' in Terminal and when loaded as a library in our Cocoa application.
>>>> Please file an issue. Thanks!
>>> Is this http://mid.gmane.org/56CE4FBF-08C1-456E-A475-CE65D17E010A@barrys-emacs.org ?
>> I have no idea whether this is related to the crash we're experiencing, but have filed an issue (http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=3829). I have added the link you posted as a comment.
> I noted it in the issue tracker, but I'll also not it here:
> APR has struggled parsing the '%lld' format specifier, which is what
> is causing this particular crash. The relevant APR bug is
> https://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=48476. There has
> been some discussion on the APR dev list about this issue, but I'm not
> sure what the status of the fix is.

Hi Hyrum / et al,

Do you see any scope for the PM to perhaps take up the task of chasing up this sort of thing on behalf of the SubVersion project?
The reason I ask is;

I was filling out the "I'm poor, please sponsor me to the attend the Apache retreat in Ireland", form. One of the questions was along the lines of what would the project gain by my attendance.
One of the things I was thinking of when looking at the question was;
Ask about, "Should the Patch Manager be the liaison between SubVersion and other projects". Only in so far as entering issues in "their" tracker and chasing up things along the lines of bug updates etc.
It was my thinking, that I currently prompt developers within SVN for updates / review. So, in this case, I could do the same thing, but over at APR.
Give the APR folks a "poke" about issue 48476 and ask them for an update?
Received on 2011-03-08 22:00:29 CET

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