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Re: Divide by zero at subversion/libsvn_fs_fs/fs_fs.c:upgrade_pack_revprops() (was Re: SVN crach Log)

From: Stefan Fuhrmann <stefan.fuhrmann_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Jun 2013 15:05:45 +0200

On Wed, Jun 19, 2013 at 2:31 PM, Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 19, 2013 at 5:00 AM, Branko ─îibej <brane_at_wandisco.com> wrote:
> > Given the number of reports on users@, I think we have to get a 1.8.1
> > with /only/ the 'svnadmin upgrade' crash fix out ASAP.
>

-1. AFAIK, no data is being compromised and there is not even a
functional or performance penalty from being unable to upgrade.

I am -0 on this plan.
>
> This is an embarrassing problem and we have gotten several quick
> reports, but it also is not causing any additional problems and it is
> only preventing you from doing something you did not need to do in the
> first place.
>
> Rushing around is rarely a good idea and doing a release will only
> detract from the resources we need to be investigating and fixing the
> early problems coming in. I would prefer to see us do a normal 1.8.1
> release roughly 10-14 days following our launch and include as many of
> the early fixes as we can.
>

I agree. The actually critical bug is the data loss thing (r1494298 group).
The initial div 0 problem simply prevents you from upgrading in repos
that wouldn't benefit from it anyways.

So, let's do a proper 1.8.1 approx. 2 weeks after 1.8.0.

-- Stefan^2.
Received on 2013-06-19 15:06:18 CEST

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