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Re: ra_svn tunnel configuration

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2002-12-05 17:51:08 CET

Greg Hudson wrote:

>Okay, so the previous conversation decided that the client will use
>configuration information to decide when to use a tunnel agent for an
>svn:// URL. It remains to be decided how this fits into the
>configuration structure.
>Right now there is a file ~/.subversion/servers (renamed from

> which contains information about HTTP proxies.
>There appears to be a dedicated svn_subr API for reading this file,
>which seems to be a layering violation.
Huh? Where else should that code be?

> I can:
> * Worm my way into this file, rendering it overloaded and no longer
> specific to HTTP. Inside a proxy group (which we'd now call a
> server group), host/port/username/password/timeout would specify
> HTTP proxies, while tunnel-agent would specify svn tunnel agents.
We renamed proxies to servers for this very reason -- so that it
non-HTTP-specific stuff can go in. So yes, I think this is the way to go.

Brane Čibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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