[Twisted-Python] trac's reliability

James Y Knight foom at fuhm.net
Mon Nov 27 14:04:53 EST 2006

On Nov 27, 2006, at 12:41 PM, James Y Knight wrote:

> On Nov 27, 2006, at 10:07 AM, exarkun at divmod.com wrote:
>>   Segfaults in the svn bindings - in correspondence with the trac  
>> team, I have been told (almost in so many words) that bdb-backed  
>> svn repositories are unsupported and we should switch to fsfs.
> FSFS works on svn 1.1.3 (which is what's on wolfwood now). However,  
> there have been quite a few improvements since  then (like better  
> binary diff algorithm), and it really would be nice to have svn 1.4  
> so that we can use svnsync. I've successfully compiled it from  
> source (~foom/svn14-install), but I don't think I'll be able to  
> make a working debian package since there seem to be a large number  
> of differences between the 1.1.3 debian packaging and 1.4 debian  
> packaging, and the 1.4 debian packaging doesn't stand a chance of  
> working on woody. If we're okay with installing in /usr/local, it  
> should be fine.

The other option is to upgrade wolfwood to debian stable ("sarge")  
and then just install svn 1.4 from testing. That might be a good idea  
anyhow, since oldstable is, well, old. And unsupported.


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