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Re: http: checkout hangs

From: Stephen Davis <subversion_at_soundgeek.org>
Date: 2005-09-06 22:30:42 CEST

On Sep 6, 2005, at 11:00 AM, Paul Koning wrote:

> I just converted a 4 year old CVS repository to Subversion (19,000
> revisions, roughly). That took about a day, with cvs2svn.
>
> I'm now running tests on it to see how it works. Step 1 is not going
> well at all...
>
> The system is a Mac (Tiger/10.4.2). The repository is FSFS type.
> Subversion 1.2.3 is in use, and the latest Apache built from sources.
>
> Checkout via file: URL seems to work, but checkout via http: processes
> just a few hundred files, then hangs. Activity Monitor shows httpd
> working very hard (up to 99% cpu, though not solid CPU bound). After
> sitting for 10 minutes or so, svn gives up with a variable error
> message. Once I got a message about some problem with REPORT, the
> other time I got a message about an invalid tag in an XML response.
>
> The manual makes me wonder if FSFS is acceptable for repositories with
> this many revisions. Is it?
>
> Should this work on a Mac?

Did you build Apache (actually APR) to not use polling? There is a
known issue with 10.4.x and Apache 2.x.

export ac_cv_func_poll=no
./configure ...

Check the list archives for more info (don't have an URL handy at the
moment).

stephen
Received on Tue Sep 6 22:32:22 2005

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