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From Skylar Thompson <>
Subject Re: Binary blob corruption
Date Mon, 04 Jun 2012 03:27:12 GMT
On 6/1/2012 6:31 AM, Stefan Sperling wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 01, 2012 at 06:00:31AM -0700, Skylar Thompson wrote:
>> I'm trying to track down a bizarre binary blob corruption issue. I'm
>> running svn v1.7.3 on FreeBSD, and I can replicate the corruption issue
>> with the file access method on a fresh repository. Basically I create a
>> new repository, "ls -l" the file before committing, remove the file, and
>> then update. An "ls -l" at that point shows that the file has shrunk.
>> I've attached a script file that demonstrates this.
>> Any ideas for how I can track this down? I'm sure I'm missing a client
>> option or something.
>> Thanks a bunch!
> I cannot reproduce the problem you describe.
> Did you compile the port with FreeBSD's custom keyword patch?
> I mean this one:
> If so, can you reproduce the problem without this patch?

This pointer got me to thinking that I should just disable keyword
substitution on these commits. I removed the svn:keywords property from
the corrupted files, and I can now commit them without problems. Thanks
for the tip!


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