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Re: svn commit: r1495419 - in /subversion/trunk/subversion/libsvn_ra_serf: options.c ra_serf.h serf.c util.c

From: Philip Martin <philip.martin_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Jun 2013 16:55:29 +0100

Branko Čibej <brane_at_wandisco.com> writes:

> I'm really not a fan of this config knob. Anyone who carries their
> laptop around will effectively have to set this as the default, because
> you never know when the next weird proxy will pop up in front of your
> server. And disabling chunked requests by default is a lot worse than
> the extra non-pipelined request for broken proxies, IMO.

I suppose there might be a proxy that accepts some chunked requests but
not others and so we might get a 411 in the middle of a pipeline. For
that case we probably need the config knob even if we add some automatic
detection. But that's a theoretical problem, the bug reports so far
involve a proxy with no support for chunked requests for which automatic
detection should be possible.

Philip Martin | Subversion Committer
WANdisco | Non-Stop Data
Received on 2013-06-25 17:56:09 CEST

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