[Buildbot-devel] svnversion broken on a slave

David Froger david.froger at inria.fr
Wed Nov 27 08:58:28 UTC 2013


Seems that it was just because the shebang line was missing:

    svn info | grep Revision | cut -f2 -d: | tr -d ' '

works now.

Quoting David Froger (2013-11-26 16:24:19)
> Dear all,
> After upgrading a Mac OS X slave, the 'svnversion' command on this slave no 
> more works. (see for example: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=821642)
> For some reason, it's hard to fix the problem due to svn/sqlite on this Mac.
> We are trying to replace the call to '/usr/bin/snvversion' with a call to
> '/path/to/a/patched/snvversion', which is a script that give the same result
> as the broken svnversion with this bash command:
>     svn info | grep Revision | cut -f2 -d: | tr -d ' '
> We add '/path/to/a/patched/snvversion' to the slave PATH, make it 
> executable, and restarted the slave.
> When trying to update his SVN repo copy, the slave does:
> svn --version (ok)
> svn info --non-interactive --no-auth-cache (ok)
> svn update --revision NNNN --non-interactive --no-auth-cache (ok)
> svnversion (error)
> The 'svnversion' that is executed is still '/usr/bin/svnversion', although the
> PATH printed above with all environment variables is:
> PATH=/path/to/a/patch/svnversion:(...):/usr/bin:(...)
> Any idea to solve the problem?
> Thanks,
> David
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