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Re: svn commit: r33366 - trunk/notes

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_red-bean.com>
Date: Wed, 1 Oct 2008 10:44:31 -0500

On Wed, Oct 1, 2008 at 10:08 AM, Ivan Zhakov <ivan_at_visualsvn.com> wrote:

> Two apache modules could easy handle the same public url. You just to
> register handler hook before mod_dav_svn and then return DECLINED if
> url is not accepted. For example if it doesn't have cmd=something in
> args. And return OK in other cases. mod_svn_view module uses this
> approach for implementing Subversion web interface on the same URLs as
> Subversion.

Aha! I completely forgot about this option. Thanks Ivan!

This strategy gives us the best of both worlds. It allows us to write
a 'clean' mod_svn module with no baggage, minimal code, totally
streamlined and aligned with svn_ra.h. But it also allows mod_dav_svn
to coexist and speak the older protocol at the same public URL.

If an admin wants to upgrade to the faster protocol, he just installs
mod_svn next to mod_dav_svn, then asks his users to upgrade their
clients when they're ready.

Am I missing anything here?

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