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Re: Subversion clients following HTTP 302 response codes.

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_apache.org>
Date: Sun, 15 Apr 2018 20:05:49 +0200

On 15.04.2018 19:49, Paul Hammant wrote:
> I'm still wondering what you're aiming for though. An obvious example
> would be offloading resource content storage from the repository
> server
> to some other storage. But if you want to do that, relying on
> redirects
> is hardly a good option, since you'd be increasing the number of
> requests and hence the latency. Transparent load balancing on the
> server
> side is probably a much better solution.
> Overall system throughput is what I'm aiming at - large payloads for
> thousands of users concurrently (and spread worldwide) are a focus for
> me - remember the timing info I was positing (sometime inaccurately I
> grant you) some months ago. Latency increasing (before a single GET
> starts streaming) isn't a worry for me.
> Other than that consideration, I don't see any technical barrier to
> supporting redirects within a live session ... the DAV/HTTPv2 experts
> should chime in here.
> I think DAV's enhancements to HTTP came for v1.1 not 2.0.

"HTTPv2" in this context is Subversion's second-generation HTTP-based
client/server protocol. :)
Received on 2018-04-15 20:05:53 CEST

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