Debian Bug report logs - #525639
marshal.c:473: vwrite_tuple: Assertion `opt || cstr' failed

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Package: subversion; Maintainer for subversion is Peter Samuelson <>; Source for subversion is src:subversion.

Reported by: Mathieu Malaterre <>

Date: Sun, 26 Apr 2009 10:12:02 UTC

Severity: important

Found in version subversion/1.5.6dfsg-1

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Report forwarded to, Peter Samuelson <>:
Bug#525639; Package subversion. (Sun, 26 Apr 2009 10:12:04 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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From: Mathieu Malaterre <>
To: Debian Bug Tracking System <>
Subject: marshal.c:473: vwrite_tuple: Assertion `opt || cstr' failed
Date: Sun, 26 Apr 2009 12:08:58 +0200
Package: subversion
Version: 1.5.6dfsg-1
Severity: important

I have reproducable case of running 'svn up' leads to:

$ svn up
Fetching external item into 'med-doc/trunk/05_biomed_bio'
svn: URL 'svn://' doesn't exist
$ svn up
Skipped 'gdcm/trunk/debian'
svn: /tmp/buildd/subversion-1.5.6dfsg/subversion/libsvn_ra_svn/marshal.c:473: vwrite_tuple: Assertion `opt || cstr' failed.[1]   4027 abort

I do not know how I can give more information to help you reproduce it on your side.

$ svn info
Path: .
URL: svn+ssh://
Repository Root: svn+ssh://
Repository UUID: d8681a01-af0d-0410-a158-b4166a59cfaa
Revision: 3319
Node Kind: directory
Schedule: normal
Last Changed Author: tille
Last Changed Rev: 3319
Last Changed Date: 2009-04-25 21:55:18 +0200 (Sat, 25 Apr 2009)


-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
  APT prefers stable
  APT policy: (900, 'stable'), (700, 'unstable'), (600, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.26-1-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages subversion depends on:
ii  libapr1                  1.3.3-3         The Apache Portable Runtime Librar
ii  libc6                    2.9-7           GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii  libsasl2-2               2.1.22.dfsg1-23 Cyrus SASL - authentication abstra
ii  libsvn1                  1.5.6dfsg-1     Shared libraries used by Subversio

subversion recommends no packages.

Versions of packages subversion suggests:
pn  db4.6-util                    <none>     (no description available)
ii  patch                         2.5.9-5    Apply a diff file to an original
pn  subversion-tools              <none>     (no description available)

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Changed Bug submitter to 'Mathieu Malaterre <>' from 'Mathieu Malaterre <>' Request was from Mathieu Malaterre <> to (Wed, 28 Mar 2012 13:54:57 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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