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Re: Branch 1.5.x: mod_dav_svn restricts third-party Subversion clients too much.

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_red-bean.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2008 16:42:43 -0400

Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_red-bean.com> writes:
> Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com> writes:
>> Subversion 1.5 allows clients to modify the user-agent string so it
>> can include the actual client used.
>> Check the 'client_name' member of svn_client_ctx_t in the file
>> http://svn.collab.net/repos/svn/branches/1.5.x/subversion/include/svn_client.h
>> I think SVNKit should do it the same way as Subversion 1.5.
> Stefan,
> His concern is the reverse: our *server* is checking for a particular
> user agent string prefix, and the question is what should SVNKit
> transmit in order to cause the right recognition by mod_dav_svn.

Erik Huelsmann pointed out to me in IRC that you understood this, and
you were just suggesting to the SVNKit folks that there is already a
precedent for solving it. Sorry for misunderstanding you, and +1 on
using whatever mechanism we already came up with! :-)


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