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Re: svn+ssh children for svn:externals pile up

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 21 Oct 2009 12:42:37 -0400

On Fri, Oct 16, 2009 at 11:19 AM, toby cabot <toby_at_caboteria.org> wrote:

> I use subversion at work and it works well.  Thanks!  We've recently
> started using svn:externals in a big way and are starting to see "svn
> update" fail because svn spawns an ssh child for each svn:external and
> they "stack up" until the count exhausts the limit of processes that
> macos lets one user fork (266 by default, I think).  I can work around
> the problem by increasing those limits but that's not a long-term
> solution.

If you can build your own version, it would be worthwhile to apply
this patch to the 1.6.x branch and see if it makes a difference:


Mark Phippard
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