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Re: svn commit: r1494829 - /subversion/site/publish/docs/release-notes/1.8.html

From: Johan Corveleyn <jcorvel_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2013 03:27:56 +0200

On Thu, Jun 20, 2013 at 3:23 AM, Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On Jun 19, 2013, at 9:09 PM, jcorvel_at_apache.org wrote:
>
>> Author: jcorvel
>> Date: Thu Jun 20 01:09:20 2013
>> New Revision: 1494829
>>
>> URL: http://svn.apache.org/r1494829
>> Log:
>> Add information about serf skelta mode and the configuration knobs involved
>> to the 1.8 release notes.
>>
>> Patch by: lgo
>> (tweaked by me)
>>
>> Modified:
>> subversion/site/publish/docs/release-notes/1.8.html
>>
>>
>>
>> +<div class="notice">
>> +<p>For 1.8 servers, set <strong>SVNAllowBulkUpdates</strong> to
>> +<strong>Prefer</strong> if your server configuration does not allow an
>> +intermediate caching server - on your side or on the client's side - to
>> +successfully cache server responses.</p>
>> +</div>
>>
>
> I do not understand why we would make this recommendation. It seems overly strong.
>
> This whole section paints Serf in a really negative way as it makes it sound like skelta mode has little value.
>

Agreed, let's yank that notice. As I said in my other reply (which I
just sent before reading yours :-), this ignores the client-side
optimization of not requesting pristines that are already at the
client side.

--
Johan
Received on 2013-06-20 03:28:47 CEST

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