svnserve segfaults on new FSFS format with limited memory
From: Lasse Kliemann <lasse-subversion-users-2004_at_plastictree.net>
Date: Wed, 8 Apr 2009 21:51:25 +0200
The SSH server on my machine runs with limited memory resources,
$ svnadmin create --fs-type fsfs repos
$ svn co svn+ssh://USER@localhost/PATH/TO/repos
The kernel log shows:
kern.info: svnserve: segfault at 4b ip b7b5040d
It works okay if I use '--fs-type bdb' or '--pre-1.6-compatible'
Local access via 'file://...' works in any case.
It also works when I set the memory limit very high:
softlimit -m 900000000000 ...
It does _not_ work with 'softlimit -m 800000000000 ...'.
It is hard to believe that a memory limit of several hundreds of
$ svn --version
$ gcc --version
GCC is compiled with hardening patches, e.g., for stack
Operating system is Linux 188.8.131.52.
Subversion is compiled with 'CFLAGS=CXXFLAGS=-march=i586
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