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Re: svnserve.exe (Win32) using 2GB of memory and then crashing?

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Fri, 5 Nov 2010 01:49:39 +0200

Chris Tashjian wrote on Thu, Nov 04, 2010 at 19:34:37 -0400:
> On 11/4/2010 7:23 PM, Daniel Shahaf wrote
>> Try 'svnserve --log-file' ?
> Been there, done that. Endless logging of svn operations, but not a
> single stacktrace or error.

AFAIK we do log errors in svnserve.

>> What kind of filesystem does the repository have?
>> * FSFS or BDB?
>> * What version of svnadmin created it?
>> * Have you run 'svnadmin upgrade'?
> Filesystem should be FSFS, the default when I created it back with 1.4.x.
> I have run "svnadmin upgrade" a couple times (not in a while though, I
> ran it the last time it as required w/1.5 or 1.6). I've never attempted
> to dump and reload the repository.

'svnadmin upgrade' was never required. What does $REPOS/db/format say?

>> Does the problem only occur with one backend kind?
> What do you mean "one backend kind"?

With FSFS but not with BDB, or vice-versa. Or, for that matter, with
FSFS format-4 but not with FSFS format-3 (i.e., with/without


I'm just shooting in the dark.
Received on 2010-11-05 00:52:32 CET

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