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Re: svn commit: r1628093 - in /subversion/trunk/subversion/libsvn_fs_fs: index.c structure-indexes

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_apache.org>
Date: Sun, 28 Sep 2014 23:17:50 +0200

On Sun, Sep 28, 2014 at 05:56:01PM -0000, stefan2_at_apache.org wrote:
> Author: stefan2
> Date: Sun Sep 28 17:56:01 2014
> New Revision: 1628093
>
> URL: http://svn.apache.org/r1628093
> Log:
> Support FSFS format 7 commits in load balanced mixed-architecture clusters.
>
> At least theoretically, machines with different endianess or off_t sizes
> might access the same repository on e.g. an iSCSI SAN. Then the machine
> performing a commit may have a different architecture from the one building
> up the transaction. To allow that, even the intermediate (proto-) index
> format within those transactions must be platform-independent.

Hi Stefan,

If you describe in some more detail how to set it up I can test this
scenario for you on OpenBSD with sparc64 (64bit big-endian), amd64
(64bit little endian), macppc (32bit big-endian) and i386 (32bit little
endian) machines.
Received on 2014-09-28 23:18:21 CEST

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