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Re: svn commit: r1430185 - in /subversion/trunk/subversion: include/svn_dav.h libsvn_ra_serf/options.c libsvn_ra_serf/ra_serf.h mod_dav_svn/version.c

From: Ivan Zhakov <ivan_at_apache.org>
Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2013 20:27:58 +0400

On Thu, Jan 10, 2013 at 12:24 AM, Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 9, 2013 at 3:22 PM, Ivan Zhakov <ivan_at_apache.org> wrote:
>> On Thu, Jan 10, 2013 at 12:14 AM, C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net> wrote:
>>> On 01/09/2013 03:10 PM, Ivan Zhakov wrote:
>>>> I'm thinking about interoperability between svn 1.8-serf client and
>>>> pre-1.8 server: currently we use non-bulk skelta mode and this leads
>>>> PROPFINDs and GETs for each file/directory. I've added option to
>>>> advertise inline props support to leave possibility to use bulk
>>>> (send-all) mode for pre-1.8 server by default, while relying on server
>>>> configuration for newer servers.
>>> Ah, I see. So the client can say, "If you're going to force me to do a
>>> zillion turnarounds, I'd rather take the all-in-one-response option,
>>> please." Seems reasonable.
>> Yes, that was my plan. The only argument that I found against this
>> approach that we will have many different modes depending of
>> server/client versions and configurations:
>> client server behavior
>> 1.8.x-serf 1.8.x skelta-mode without
>> propfinds (unless configured by server)
>> 1.8.x-serf 1.7.x bulk-mode
>> 1.7.x-serf 1.7.x skelta-mode with propfinds
>> 1.7.x-neon 1.7.x bulk-mode
>> But it makes sense: upgrading only one part (server or client) doesn't
>> change network protocol, which is good thing IMHO.
> +1 from me.
Implemented in r1432139.

Ivan Zhakov
VisualSVN Team
Received on 2013-01-11 17:28:50 CET

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