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Re: Serf and Subversion was Re: DAV is complicated and slow?

From: Paul Querna <chip_at_force-elite.com>
Date: 2005-11-28 21:44:37 CET

Marc Sherman wrote:
> kfogel@collab.net wrote:
>> Compile-time option sounds good.
>> The naming thing is a bit wierd... after all, they're both DAV. We
>> just didn't call the first one libsvn_ra_neon :-).
> Would it make sense to allow a build with both ra implementations, and
> select using URLs?
> IE: http+neon://... vs http+serf://...
> And then, the compile time option would just control which one was the
> default handler for plain http://...

That is insane.

This is a user-level detail, and should not be exposed in Working Copies.

In fact, this would make a working copy checked out with http+neon://
unable to be used by someone who only has serf, without using svn
switch, which seems completely bogus. Yes, you could do some voodoo to
detect this case, but exposing the underlying library used to FETCH a
URL is crazy, and should not be done.

IMO, Make it a compile time choice.


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Received on Mon Nov 28 22:36:38 2005

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