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Re: Possible skelta weirdness in mod_dav_svn responses.

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-04-01 15:26:25 CEST

Josh Pieper <jjp@pobox.com> writes:

> If you run:
> svn diff -r1:2 http://svn.collab.net/repos/svn
> using /trunk svn and look at the DAV response you will see that it has
> both a <txdelta> tag and a <fetch-file> tag.
> ...
> <S:txdelta>U1ZOAA==
> </S:txdelta><S:fetch-file base-checksum="e34baf2a1f5018f69b5a3ba4de71c069"/>
> ...
> This causes mod_dav_svn to call apply_textdelta twice on the same
> file, a violation of our editor ordering constraints. Talking with
> sussman on IRC, he indicated that this might be latent buggy behavior,
> brought to the surface by cmpilato's recent changes to fix timeouts in
> merge/diff by requesting skeltas.
> cmpilato, any insights into this odd behavior?

It's extremely likely that this bug was introduced when the "send-all"
REPORT style was created some time ago.

It will need to be fixed in the server code, but we'll also need to
detect this case in the client and deal with that appropriately. I'll
take care of both.

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Received on Fri Apr 1 15:31:04 2005

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