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Re: lockup

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-12-30 16:29:22 CET

On 12/30/05, Robin Becker <robin@reportlab.com> wrote:
> Robin Becker wrote:
> ......
> > Failing anything more concrete, what kind of things cause these lockups
> > and can anything be done to ameliorate the problem?
>
> My colleague informs me that he caused the lockup using the following.
>
> > 1. Looked at stuff in viewcvs (fine, though 'view' seems to be
> > behaving as if all files are empty)
> >
> > 2. Tried 'download' instead of 'view': hang, hit stop button
> >
> > 3. ViewCVS now not responding
> >
> > 4. svn st -u now not responding
>
> Point 1 seems to indicate that viewVC is probably badly configured so
> I'll take the problem there for more advice.

It may be BDB as well; I haven't used it myself, being a new SVN user,
but everything I have read indicates that BDB is quite prone to
"wedging" and locking up. Since you're using 1.2.x, you may want to
think about converting to FSFS, which is much more reliable.

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