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Re: [RFC] Make svnserve require --inetd to use stdin/stdout

From: Tobias Ringström <tobias_at_ringstrom.mine.nu>
Date: 2004-01-03 17:54:36 CET

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
>
> I dunno what Greg Hudson thinks, but is this really a problem? Have you
> seen all sorts of people run 'svnserve', see spew on stdout, and then
> get confused, wondering if it's running or not? I certainly haven't.

I never claimed that this would fix a big problem. I only claimed that
it's an improvement, and I still do. Are you saying that we should not
improve things unless lots of people complain first? Of course not.

> I have close to zero sympathy for people who try to run svnserve without
> reading any documentation at all. So to me, this change feels like
> either (a) fixing a problem that doesn't really exist, or (b) being
> sympathetic to users that don't deserve it.

What an odd perspective. Do you advocate removing the -h option as well?

/Tobias

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