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Re: Subversion eating up all memory (again)

From: Jani Averbach <jaa_at_jaa.iki.fi>
Date: 2004-11-18 11:06:11 CET

On 2004-11-18 10:50+0100, Lukas Ruf wrote:
>
> .................................................................svn: Commit failed (details follow):
> svn: MERGE request failed on '/svn/PromethOS/linux/2.6/trunk'
> svn: MERGE of '/svn/PromethOS/linux/2.6/trunk': timed out waiting for server
> (https://svn.XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX)
>
> On that machine, I run the web-server for Subversion and tried to commit the
> changes after upgrading Linux Kernel from 2.6.8.1 to 2.6.9
>
This (the size) should not be a problem, I have made similar things on regular
basis, without problems.

> The command run was:
> svn commit -m "Patched Linux 2.6.8.1 -> 2.6.9"
> run in the root of the Linux Kernel:
> komsys-pc-ruf:2.6_trunk!62> du -hsc
> 710M .
> 710M total

This is the total size of your working copy, the actual data size is
roughly half of that, right?

> Could it be a problem that I have only one gigabyte of RAM,

This should not matter, because svn should use quite moderately memory
and we have tried to chop off runaway cases.

> try to commit the trunk changes on the same machine that runs the
> server, and my post-commit reports the changes?

Exactly, what does your post commit hook do? Could you try to commit
without it? Then we can be sure that the problem is caused by it.

BR, Jani

-- 
Jani Averbach
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