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Re: [bug] crash at svn update symlink-to-working-dir

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2013 07:48:58 +0300

If I'm not mistaken, this is

    * wc: fix crash when target is symlink to a working copy root (issue #4383)

a fix for which will be included in the upcoming 1.8.1 release.

See http://svn.apache.org/r1503552

Daniel

Sami Kerola wrote on Mon, Jul 15, 2013 at 10:48:43 +0100:
> Hello subversion developers,
>
> When running 'svn up' via symlink to a working directory core is
> dropped. Unfortunately I do not have debugging symbols on computer I
> am currently working, but perhaps someone with up to date development
> version can reproduce the issue, and if necessary continue debugging.
>
> $ svnadmin create repo
> $ svn checkout file:///home/kerolasa/tmp/repo foobar
> foobar
> Checked out revision 0.
> $ ln -s foobar zyzzy
> $ svn up zyzzy
> Updating 'zyzzy':
> Segmentation fault (core dumped)
> $ svn --version
> svn, version 1.8.0 (r1490375)
> compiled Jun 30 2013, 16:25:24 on i686-pc-linux-gnu
>
> p.s. Use of symlinks broke after version 1.8.0 update, making this to
> be a regression.
>
> --
> Sami Kerola
> http://www.iki.fi/kerolasa/
Received on 2013-07-17 06:49:45 CEST

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