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Re: architecture questions

From: McClain Looney <m_at_loonsoft.com>
Date: 2003-12-09 22:48:45 CET

On Tuesday 09 December 2003 03:33 pm, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:

> So who uses the cmdline client? How does it get activated? I can't
> find any docs anywhere.

not sure who uses it really :) you can turn it on via window->pref->svn
dialog.

>
> Wow! So what I witnessed was merely a *simulation* of the commandline
> client? Somebody wrote notification callbacks that look identical to
> the commandline client's output?

yup. merely a simulation. not sure about the callback stuff, I haven't been
involved in the cli bits, nor do i use it.

> Another question:
>
> Using the 0.8.1 zip distribution on WinXP, I'm unable to operate
> against an SSL server. The checkout dialog box shows me that 'http'
> is a valid URL, but as soon as I add an 's' to make 'https', it says
> the URL is invalid.
>
> I noticed (somewhere in the codebase, can't find it now) that https is
> not inherently discounted. Does this just mean that the subclipse 0.8.1
> win32 zip distro was built without neon SSL support? I see ssleay.dll
> comes in the zipfile, so maybe there's a configuration problem?

in the stock 0.8.1 (as opposed to the various test releases since the official
0.8.1 release), the svn url parser didn't accept https:// schemes. that has
since been fixed. I use ssl with subclipse often, works like a charm.

-- 
McClain Looney
LoonSoft LLC
m@loonsoft.com
Received on Wed Dec 10 08:48:45 2003

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