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Re: Errors while checking out large directory

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 18 Jan 2010 08:55:15 -0500

On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 8:44 AM, Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> You should be able to just edit the %AppData%\Subversion\servers file
>> on the client to tell it to use Serf over Neon (assuming your binaries
>> support it).
>>
>> [global]
>> http-library = serf
>>
>> If Anthill uses SVNKit then I am not sure what you can do other than
>> increase the timeout on the server.
>
> I'll experiment some with the client config this morning, thanks.
>
> I'm not presently capturing User-Agent in my httpd logs - if I was,
> would that help me identify whether a client is using Serf or Neon?

Neon is the default so it is pretty unlikely someone would be using
Serf. I do not think the User-Agent identifies which library is used.
 It does however, tell you if SVNKit is being used.

The request pattern in the logs between Serf and Neon is very
different and that would be the main giveaway. An update with Neon is
mostly a single large REPORT request. With Serf it is a small REPORT
request followed by a GET for each resource you need to update.

-- 
Thanks
Mark Phippard
http://markphip.blogspot.com/
Received on 2010-01-18 14:55:49 CET

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