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Re: WITHOUT_THEADS frustration....

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2004-04-27 00:38:24 CEST

On Apr 26, 2004, at 6:32 PM, Jeff Hinrichs wrote:

> Garrett Rooney said:
>> On Apr 26, 2004, at 5:24 PM, Jeff Hinrichs wrote:
>>> First off, let me preface by saying that I really like subversion.
>>> I've
>>> been using it since .17 or so. However, I'm frustrated by the
>>> requirements of building apr without_threads.
>> What requirement of building apr without threads?
>> It may be that apr defaults to building without threads on your
>> platform (it does on FreeBSD, for example, because of issues with the
>> threads libraries on some FreeBSD versions), but Subversion doesn't
>> enforce that, so if you have a good reason to build APR with threads
>> support Subversion will still work.
>> -garrett
> Yes, I am on FreeBSD 4.9. I should have specified that in my initial
> message. When I build apache with threads and db and then build
> subversion with_apache_apr I get a core dump (bus failure) when I try
> to
> use svnadmin.
> I am using svnserve not the apache module. I assumed that threads were
> unwanted since the apr-svn port specifically turns threads off.
> I am now trying out python without_threads and rebuilding all the stuff
> affected. I wonder if I have to specify MPM prefork in the apache
> build...

Well, SVN certainly shouldn't core dump when linked with a threaded
APR, but it's difficult to say without knowing the specifics of how it
was built. Perhaps you should take this up with the current maintainer
of the Apache and Subversion ports, since they're likely in a better
position to debug the problem than I am.


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