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Re: svn's webdav not honouring partial GETs

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2010 14:09:19 -0400

On Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 12:36, C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net> wrote:
> Steve Simon wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> Many appologies if this is not the correct place to ask about
>> svn's dav support, if so please rediect me.
>>
>> AS per the subject, SVN's WebDAV server does not seem to
>> be honouring partial HTTP GETs even though it appears to
>> offer the facility with
>>
>>       Accept-Range: bytes
>
> [...]
>
>> Would you expect svn to support partial gets? Is SVN likely to support
>> partial GETs in the future?
>
> I wouldn't expect that support to exist today because Subversion's clients
> don't require it (and that's really the driver for most of our server-side
> features).  Is it likely to grow that support in the future?  Only if
> someone writes the code.  We've no reason to reject that enhancement, but
> (again, because Subversion clients don't make use of the functionality) also
> no compelling reason to prioritize it highly.

Apache itself should be handling the ranged-GET operation. IOW, we
shouldn't have to do anything. So maybe we broke Apache's range
handling.

Cheers,
-g
Received on 2010-03-30 20:09:46 CEST

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