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Re: svn commit: r34659 - trunk

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2008 15:11:05 -0800

Those bugs, not supported "features". IOW, I would expect each of them
to get an issue and to be addressed, just like any other bug.

On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 15:07, Bert Huijben <bert_at_vmoo.com> wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Greg Stein [mailto:gstein_at_gmail.com]
>> Sent: Wednesday, December 10, 2008 11:48 PM
>> To: Hyrum K. Wright
>> Cc: dev_at_subversion.tigris.org
>> Subject: Re: svn commit: r34659 - trunk
>>
>> On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 12:27, Hyrum K. Wright
>> <hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu> wrote:
>> >...
>> >> + * Test failures in tree conflicts tests on RA-Serf:
>> >> + <http://www.mobsol.be/buildbot/x86-macosx-
>> gnu%2520shared%2520daily%2520ra_serf/builds/96>
>> >
>> > Are we blocking the release on serf test failures? Is serf no longer
>> considered
>> > experimental for 1.6?
>>
>> IMO, ra_serf should be considered as fully-supported, just not the
>> default.
>
> I wouldn't consider serf as fully supported until all the aborts on http
> errors and broken network connections are removed. This behavior makes
> subversion and third party applications that embed the subversion libraries
> vulnerable to all kinds of DOS attacks.
>
> The SVN_ERR_MALFUNCTION code hides this behavior a little bit (and makes it
> finally possible to avoid losing code from IDEs where we trigger an abort),
> but aborting on invalid or unexpected network data (http error 500?) is not
> something I would like to call supported.
>
>
> Bert
>>
>> Cheers,
>> -g
>>
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