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RE: [PATCH] Store remote host ip on commit

From: Sander Striker <striker_at_apache.org>
Date: 2002-07-18 00:24:42 CEST

> From: Karl Fogel [mailto:kfogel@newton.ch.collab.net]
> Sent: 17 July 2002 23:59

> "Sander Striker" <striker@apache.org> writes:
> > This patch adds functionality to subversion to obtain
> > the ip of the host where a commit is originating from.
> >
> > [...]
> >
> > Thoughts?
> What's the motivation? Is the author insufficient for some reason?
> I'm almost always committing from a box with a dynamic IP behind a
> firewall, for example. In some cases, the firewall box has the same
> static IP, but from home, even that may not be true -- the publically
> visible IP is just whatever server Ameritech DSL network happens to
> assign me to.
> So I both wonder whether this information is useful, and even if it
> is, whether it always applies or can be reliably obtained... as you
> acknowledge in this paragraph:

Like I said, it's kind of a fast grown patch to see how simple it would
be to implement. Personally I don't think we need this kind of info
(proxies and NAT mess things up enough not to be able to rely on this
 info). But maybe Eric can elaborate on why he thought it would be
nice to have?


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