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Re: Feature Requests

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2008a_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2008 16:14:55 -0600

On Feb 19, 2008, at 15:01, Andrew Sasak wrote:

> On Jan 22, 2008 12:30 PM, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Andrew Sasak wrote:
>>
>> > Allow mirror URL: Allow a read-only mirror to be specified for a
>> WC. The
>> > mirror will be used for read commands (update, switch, log, etc)
>> and the
>> > actual repo will be used for write commands (commit, branch,
>> etc). I may
>> > start working on this feature, unless I get feedback that it
>> wouldn't be
>> > accepted.
>>
>> That's called a "WebDAV transparent write-through proxy". See
>> http://subversion.tigris.org/svn_1.5_releasenotes.html
>> and
>> http://svn.collab.net/repos/svn/trunk/notes/webdav-proxy
>
> From my understanding, WebDAV transparent write-through proxy
> feature is only useful if the master and slaves are using the
> apache http server. Please correct me if I'm wrong.

Yes, Apache 2.2.0 or newer is required.

> Under this assumption, my feature would still be useful for clients
> wanting to use a local mirror working with servers using svnserve.
> Am I missing something? This does however seem like this
> functionality should be implemented in svnserve rather than
> tortoise. Thoughts?

Well, you could use svk instead of svn. It can / does cache a
complete local copy of the repository.

http://svk.bestpractical.com/

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