[Pkg-db-devel] Bug#266949: subversion: svn update hang in an endless loop, svnadmin recover crashes

Petr Sebor Petr Sebor <petr@scssoft.com>, 266949@bugs.debian.org
Fri, 20 Aug 2004 11:20:55 +0200

Laszlo 'GCS' Boszormenyi wrote:

>I think there is no 'probably'; that's the correct way of switching
>archs, especially between 32 bit and 64 bit ones. For reference please
>see how to dump[1] and reload[2] it. Please note that it will include
>only the repository itself; you have to manually move your hooks and co.
Right. It worked. I wasn't sure at the time of my writing though...  I 
had quite some time ahead
since the dump/load process is quite consuming.

>* Adam Conrad <adconrad@trinitysoftware.com.au> [2004-08-20 09:38:48 +1000]:
>>I'll let the SVN maintainers pick an appropriate severity, but this can't
>>possibly be grave for 2 reasons:
>>1) amd64 isn't a release arch
Grave is really not the right severity. I agree...

>>2) Randomly moving files from one arch to another and expecting them to work
>>generally doesn't.  alpha -> i386 no doubt has similar issues.
Well, I generally don't expect that to work. A little warning like 'you 
fool, your database was created on different
arch and has no chance of working' would help though, segfault and 
deadlock does not.

Petr Sebor