[svn.haxx.se] · SVN Dev · SVN Users · SVN Org · TSVN Dev · TSVN Users · Subclipse Dev · Subclipse Users · this month's index

Re: Why ra_serf should not (yet) be the default WebDAV RA implementation

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Nov 2008 13:15:21 -0500

On Fri, Nov 14, 2008 at 12:57 PM, Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 14, 2008 at 7:45 AM, Augie Fackler <durin42_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> Beyond that, there are some servers that just plain *don't work* with serf,
>> mainly ones using a proxy like perlbal. The largest projects I've seen this
>> on are Django and Vim.
> Well, then we'll just have to figure out why. MarkPhip also pointed
> out some proxy issues.
> All this stuff can work. Simple matter of programming. And we know
> that svn/neon can work via perlbal, so whatever is happening on the
> wire can be done on the serf wire. Just need to run the trace and
> watch to see what works and what fails.
> This kind of stuff is easy, imo. It is the random buglet here and
> there which is non-deterministic.

I think these issues, at least the ones I pointed out, were related to
things (proxies) that did not support HTTP 1.1. I believe Justin has
indicated in the past that it would be possible for Serf to support
HTTP 1.0. As you say it is a "Simple matter of programming".

Mark Phippard
To unsubscribe, e-mail: dev-unsubscribe_at_subversion.tigris.org
For additional commands, e-mail: dev-help_at_subversion.tigris.org
Received on 2008-11-14 19:15:38 CET

This is an archived mail posted to the Subversion Dev mailing list.

This site is subject to the Apache Privacy Policy and the Apache Public Forum Archive Policy.