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Re: Feature suggestion for read-only access to fsfs repos over http

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2005-04-10 19:06:11 CEST

On Sun, 2005-04-10 at 12:56, Henrik Thostrup Jensen wrote:
> Yes, I've tried Arch(tla) some time ago, but it made my head hurt a bit
> too much :-). I'm thinking about checking out bazaar-ng, but it looks a
> bit untested for an RCS tool though. However the author agrees with me
> that being able to have anon read-only access over plain http is a good
> idea[1].

Bazaar-ng is definitely worth following, even if it's still a toy at the

> If http dirs was mountable (well they are, but most people does not use
> Hurd/LUFS/Fuse) this would be dead easy

Most operating systems can mount a DAV filesystem, and most web servers
can serve DAV (just straight DAV, no Subversion code involved)... but
your standard cookie-cutter httpd hosting service probably isn't
configured to allow that.

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