svn assert failure: svn: /build/buildd/subversion-1.8.8/subversion/libsvn_client/merge.c:3105: merge_dir_deleted: Assertion `delb != ((void *)0)' failed.

Bug #1288829 reported by Danilo Piazzalunga on 2014-03-06
This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Fix Committed
subversion (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Subversion crashed during svn merge from a parent branch to a child branch.

The commits to be merged from the parent branch include a replaced directory:

- svn mv orig_dir new_dir
- svn mkdir orig_dir

I will try to reproduce the problem with a minimal, self-contained test case.

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
Package: subversion 1.8.8-1ubuntu3
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.13.0-15.35-generic 3.13.5
Uname: Linux 3.13.0-15-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.13.2-0ubuntu5
Architecture: amd64
AssertionMessage: svn: /build/buildd/subversion-1.8.8/subversion/libsvn_client/merge.c:3105: merge_dir_deleted: Assertion `delb != ((void *)0)' failed.
CrashCounter: 1
CurrentDesktop: Unity
Date: Thu Mar 6 16:44:15 2014
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/svn
InstallationDate: Installed on 2013-12-27 (68 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 13.10 "Saucy Salamander" - Release amd64 (20131016.1)
ProcCmdline: svn --non-interactive merge --force -r 14602:14790 .
Signal: 6
SourcePackage: subversion
 __assert_fail_base (fmt=0x7f0d4520f4b8 "%s%s%s:%u: %s%sAssertion `%s' failed.\n%n", assertion=assertion@entry=0x7f0d4644bba4 "delb != ((void *)0)", file=file@entry=0x7f0d4644ad58 "/build/buildd/subversion-1.8.8/subversion/libsvn_client/merge.c", line=line@entry=3105, function=function@entry=0x7f0d4644bd30 "merge_dir_deleted") at assert.c:92
 __GI___assert_fail (assertion=0x7f0d4644bba4 "delb != ((void *)0)", file=0x7f0d4644ad58 "/build/buildd/subversion-1.8.8/subversion/libsvn_client/merge.c", line=3105, function=0x7f0d4644bd30 "merge_dir_deleted") at assert.c:101
 ?? () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
 ?? () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
 ?? () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
Title: svn assert failure: svn: /build/buildd/subversion-1.8.8/subversion/libsvn_client/merge.c:3105: merge_dir_deleted: Assertion `delb != ((void *)0)' failed.
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to trusty on 2013-12-31 (65 days ago)
UserGroups: adm cdrom dip lpadmin plugdev sambashare sudo

The bug is fully reproducible in a self-contained, (mostly) minimal test case. See attachment.

Changed in subversion (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
tags: removed: need-amd64-retrace
information type: Private → Public

Fixed upsteam. Subversion 1.9 (trunk), r1577812 and r1577813.

Changed in subversion:
status: New → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in subversion (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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