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Re: TSVNCache-crash in 9105 nightly

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-04-04 19:44:24 CEST

Hans-Emil Skogh wrote:

> I’m running a recent nightly (TortoiseSVN 1.4.3, Build 9105 - 32 Bit
> -dev, 2007/04/01 21:36:06) and suddenly the TSVNCache crashed when
> browsing a working copy over the network:


> The particular working copy that I was browsing is located on a
> linux-server and is exported via Samba. I restarted the TSVNCache and
> tried again. Same crash.
> The working copy contains a number of soft-links to directories, and I
> do no know if this is part in what is causing the crash, but I tried to
> create a soft-link in a similar manner in another working copy, and it
> did not provoke a crash.
> I then stripped the WC to make it smaller while still creating the error
> and copied to a windows computer. The problem still persists.
> I’ll zip this working copy and send it directly to your gmail account
> Stefan. If you need anything more please let me know!

Thanks for the zipped working copy.
I could reproduce the problem easily.
There's a bug in the Subversion library which causes this. I've already
sent a mail to the svn dev list reporting this, including some code on
how to fix this.

And that reminds me: I think I have to intervene there about them using
the abort() function in the library code - that's just rude.


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Received on Wed Apr 4 19:44:44 2007

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