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Re: Error While Checking out Git Repository

From: Daniel Shahaf <danielsh_at_elego.de>
Date: Wed, 8 Feb 2012 23:47:33 +0200

Nick Hengeveld wrote on Wed, Feb 08, 2012 at 12:34:52 -0800:
> Thanks for checking - we want to be fully compatible so any information
> like this helps.
>
> The checkout URL is the same as the HTTP clone URL, and the .git suffix is
> optional for both git and svn clients.
>
> I may have misunderstood what's up with the ra_serf library, I thought that
> was related to HTTP protocol changes introduced in 1.7 and that 1.7 clients
> would fall back to old behavior for <1.7 servers. I'll read up on this, if

Yes. 1.7 clients speak the 1.6 protocol with servers that have
"SVNAdvertiseV2Protocol off" in their config.

(ra_neon supports a subset of the HTTPv2 features that ra_serf does.)

> you have any pointers to documentation related to ra_serf that would be
> helpful.

There is an overview in the 1.7 release notes (look for "serf" and
"HTTPv2"), and a more technical overview might be found in
notes/http-and-webdav/. (I'm not sure how up-to-date the latter is
wrt the implementation.)

HTH
Received on 2012-02-08 22:48:22 CET

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