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Re: [PATCH] Allow custom user agent string

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2007-11-15 21:23:15 CET

David Glasser wrote:
> On Nov 15, 2007 12:08 PM, C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato@collab.net> wrote:
>> Stefan Küng wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> The attached patch removes the fixed user-agent strings used in the svn
>>> library and replaces them with a define. That way, svn clients can set
>>> that define to a custom user-agent string when compiling the library.
>>>
>>> If the client does not define a custom user-agent string, a default
>>> ("SVN/") is used (the same as before).
>> Stefan, are you aware of the fact that mod_dav_svn actually pays attention
>> the User-Agent header, specifically searching for those which begin with
>> "SVN/"? This is used in the LOCK handling code and, I think, the GET
>> response handler, too.
>
> How about adding a parenthesized identifier, like web browsers do?

+1.

We just need a #define for CUSTOM_USER_AGENT that our libraries use like so:

   "User-Agent: SVN/" SVN_VERSION " (" CUSTOM_USER_AGENT ")"

(Or maybe we just ask that the CUSTOM_USER_AGENT value include the space and
parens ... whatever's easiest.)

-- 
C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato@collab.net>
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Received on Thu Nov 15 21:23:29 2007

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