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Re: Assertion failed, text_delta.c line 609

From: Lieven Govaerts <lgo_at_mobsol.be>
Date: 2007-04-12 20:00:12 CEST

Karen Tracey wrote:
> For several months I've been getting an occasional assertion failure
> when updating my working copies. It is:
> svn: subversion/libsvn_delta/text_delta.c:609: apply_window: Assertion
> `window->sview_len == 0 || (window->sview_offset >= ab->sbuf_offset &&
> (window->sview_offset + window->sview_len >= ab->sbuf_offset +
> ab->sbuf_len))' failed.
> I get it on both Linux (Ubuntu) and Windows machines, with both svn
> 1.4.2 and 1.4.3. Today I had the time to track it down a bit and the
> problem is with one particular file, trying to update from one
> specific revision (156) to current (157). That is, svn diff -r156:157
> for this file produces the assertion failure above, while svn diff
> -r155:157 works, as does svn diff -r155:156, etc.
> The file in question is a simple list of words (one per line).
> Updates to it consist of adding more words on the end. r156 contains
> 118,545 lines (in 1,099,684 bytes), r157 adds 161 lines (1,708 bytes)
> on the end. It sounds like a pretty simple delta but something about
> it is making svn choke.
> Has anyone else seen this assertion failure? I have an easy enough
> workaround to avoid the assertion failure (checkout the previous
> revision, then update to current), but I'd be happy to provide
> whatever is needed to help fix the problem if anyone familiar with the
> internals of svn wants to tackle it.
If you can send me the two revisions 156 & 157 of the file I can extract
a testcase out of it.


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Received on Thu Apr 12 21:37:46 2007

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