Re: Subversion 1.7.0 GO / NO-GO
On 20.09.2011 21:30, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> ack, did you intend to CC the list too?
Ups. Yes, of course. CC now.
> Stefan KŁng wrote on Tue, Sep 20, 2011 at 21:17:57 +0200:
>> On 20.09.2011 20:53, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
>>> Mattias EngdegŚrd (CC'd) reports on IRC that apr_atomic_xchgptr() in
>>> recent APR's is broken, and the brokenness can affect Subversion under
>>> certain circumstances:
>>> <@danielsh> wayita: t
>>> < wayita> gcc 4.0.x or older
>>> < wayita> apr 1.3.x or newer
>>> < wayita> x86-64 only
>>> < wayita> WORKAROUND: --disable-nonportable-atomics to APR's configure
>>> < wayita> OS: any unix
>>> < wayita> nature of the bug: apr_atomic_xchgptr() does not initialize the return value
>>> < wayita> https://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=51851
>>> < wayita> manifests as a segfault in svn.
>>> I suppose we could recommend --disable-nonportable-atomics in the
>>> release notes. It is undetermined at this time whether Windows 64-bit
>>> is affected.
>> At least for the Visual Studio compiler, it definitely is not
>> affected for x64 since there's no inline assembler for x64:
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Received on 2011-09-20 21:33:09 CEST
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