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Re: "svn commit" does not work with SVNParentPath in location and 1.7-client (HTTPv2)

From: Philip Martin <philip.martin_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2011 16:49:54 +0000

Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de> writes:

> I agree that special-casing the root_dir seems unnecessary even in the
> mirroring case, provided that nested Locations are supposed to work.

I don't understand the "provided ..." bit. It seems to be flat out
wrong. If I fix the line then nested mirroring works when using
SVNParentPath, with 1.7 the commits fail even using the v1 protocol.

> Maybe this was done to guarantee consistent mirroring behaviour when
> Locations using SVNPath are nested accidentally? Even then, it seems
> bad to silently try to work around the problem instead of signaling
> a configuration error to the admin.

I don't understand how that would work.

Received on 2011-11-17 17:50:32 CET

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