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Re: Subversion svn fails silently after updating Cygwin
- From: David Rothenberger <daveroth at acm dot org>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 28 Sep 2009 10:38:52 -0700
- Subject: Re: Subversion svn fails silently after updating Cygwin
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On 9/25/2009 10:49 PM, Chris Cormie wrote:
I updated Cygwin today via setup.exe and Subversion ceased working:[snip]
$ svn status
ie no output whatsoever regardless of what command is given to svn
I hadn't updated for several months so a dozen or so packages were
updated. As far as I know setup.exe doesn't keep a log so I can't tell
you which packages got updated. My current system state is attached.
Is this a general issue that needs to be investigated or specific to my
This sounds like you're missing a dependency required by subversion,
although I can't see what it is from your cygcheck output. I use
subversion daily in both 1.5 and 1.7 and it works fine, so this is not a
I suggest sending the output of "cygcheck /bin/svn" to the list as an
You can also try running "strace /bin/svn". This will produce a lot of
output which I would ignore for now. If svn is having a problem finding
another DLL, strace should open a pop-up telling you what is missing.
Please post any findings back to the list so I can fix the svn package's
dependencies if needed.
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