Durham Goode <dur...@fb.com> wrote:
> In git 1.8.1, when we do 'git svn fetch' on a large repo, we're seeing a
> seg fault.  It's caused by git-svn trying to parse a large yaml file
> (introduced in 
> https://github.com/git/git/commit/68f532f4ba888f277637a94b4a49136054df0540
> ) which encounters a perl regex stack overflow bug that was present in
> perl < 5.10 (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=192400).
> We'll find a work around, but it'd be nice if there was a config setting
> to let us choose not to use the yaml format.

Maybe try a libyaml-based YAML module?  I'm not too familiar
with YAML parsers in the Perl world.  Hopefully Jonathan can help.

> Let me know if there's a better place to report this.

Yes, feel free to Cc: folks who signed-off/acked the change which
introduced the problem for you.
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