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Make ra_serf handle 408 Request Timeout response (was Re: Random serf checkout failures)

From: Lieven Govaerts <lgo_at_apache.org>
Date: Thu, 8 Nov 2012 09:06:05 +0100

On Wed, Nov 7, 2012 at 10:28 PM, Lieven Govaerts <lgo_at_apache.org> wrote:
> Hi,
>
>
> we seem to be raising and discussing a few different issues in this
> thread. I've tried to summarize current status with some added
> observations.
> I propose to start up separate mail threads when discussing one of
> these specific issues.
>
[..]
>
> 5. In one of Philip error-reporting mails, there was mention of a "408
> Request Time-out" response.
> (http://svn.haxx.se/dev/archive-2012-11/0076.shtml).
> No idea if the server sends this response because one of the above
> issues, or if this has a different root caus. What I do know is that
> serf does not expect this response as it's not related to an
> outstanding request. In that case, serf will return and APR_GENERAL
> error.
>

I've logged an issue in the serf project:
https://code.google.com/p/serf/issues/detail?id=91

This needs to be fixed first, so that the 408 Request Timeout
response is not considered an error, but is passed to svn like a
normal response. In ra_serf/handle_response we can then decided what
to do, like retrying the request once.

[..]

Lieven
Received on 2012-11-08 09:07:03 CET

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