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Re: svnsync - practical applications and plans

From: Malcolm Rowe <malcolm-svn-dev_at_farside.org.uk>
Date: 2006-09-19 15:08:27 CEST

On Tue, Sep 12, 2006 at 08:19:54AM -0700, Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> On 9/12/06, Malcolm Rowe <malcolm-svn-dev@farside.org.uk> wrote:
> >On Mon, Sep 11, 2006 at 05:22:06PM -0700, Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> >> IMO, SVN shouldn't automatically update the WC with the new base.
> >>
> >
> >Why not? That would seem to be the perfect response to a permanent
> >redirect.
> Without asking the user first, it's a violation of the HTTP/1.1 RFC.
> RFC 2616 10.3.2 says:
> --
> If the 301 status code is received in response to a request other than
> GET or HEAD, the user agent MUST NOT automatically redirect the
> request unless it can be confirmed by the user, since this might
> change the conditions under which the request was issued.

That seems sensible - I'd forgotten that we weren't just dealing with
a GET at this point.


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