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Re: Memory leak with new subversion clients.

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Sep 2008 13:32:08 -0400

On Tue, Sep 16, 2008 at 9:14 AM, Dries Decock <Dries.Decock_at_excentis.com> wrote:

> we use subversion for many years now, and have now the following
> problem:
> our server had the following versions:
> subversion 1.4.6
> apache 2.2.8
> running on gentoo linux
> Some clients have updated to subversion version 1.5.1 and 1.5.2
> Whenever they execute 'svn status -uq' on a working copy, the server
> memory usage grows and never shrinks => memory leak. Eventually, the
> server runs out of memory.
> We have updated the server to version 1.5.2, but no luck, the memory
> leak stays.
> We also added the line
> MaxMemoryFree 512 to the apache config, without any luck.
> Is this a know problem ? Is there a work-around ?

You do not explicitly state this, but I think you are implying it so I
will ask. If these clients run the exact same command from the same
WC using an SVN 1.4.x client this problem does not happen?

There are reports of memory leaks with Apache 2.2 on server but these
pre-date 1.5.

Mark Phippard
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Received on 2008-09-16 19:32:35 CEST

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