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Re: svn lock returns null for username

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-05-02 21:14:48 CEST

On May 2, 2005, at 2:06 PM, Mark Phippard wrote:
> OK, I can see what this "problem" is. I will let you decide if you
> should
> fix it or not. r14543 now gets the lock owner out of a custom header.
> However, this header was not sent by the server prior to this fix. So
> my
> problem would occur when using an RC2+ client with an RC2 or earlier
> server. Once the server is on RC2+ it will be sending the header that
> the
> client is looking for.
>
> Perhaps the client could fallback to ras->auth_username if it does not
> get
> the header?
>

Nope, this is definitely not a bug. rc2 is not an official release...
and deliberately so, so we can *exactly* make these sorts of
incompatible locking protocol changes. If you're going to use rc's in
production, be sure that clients and servers match.

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