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Re: [PATCH 2/2] git-svn: allow git-svn fetching to work using serf

From: David Rothenberger <daveroth_at_acm.org>
Date: Sun, 07 Jul 2013 09:18:36 -0700

On 7/7/2013 6:39 AM, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> Kyle McKay wrote on Sat, Jul 06, 2013 at 19:46:40 -0700:
>> On Jul 6, 2013, at 19:23, Jonathan Nieder wrote:
>>> Kyle McKay wrote:
>>>
>>>> Unless bulk updates are disabled when using the serf access method
>>>> (the only one available with svn 1.8) for https?: urls,
>>>> apply_textdelta does indeed get called multiple times in a row
>>>> without an intervening temp_release.
>>>
>>> You mean "Unless bulk updates are enabled" and "without an intervening
>>> close_file", right?
>>
>> The problem seems to be skelta mode although it may just be the fact
>> that ra_serf has multiple connections outstanding and since ra_neon only
>> ever has one it can't happen over ra_neon.
>>
>> If the server disables bulk updates (SVNAllowBulkUpdates Off) all
>> clients are forced to use skelta mode, even ra_neon clients.
>
> As Brane and I have pointed out, git-svn can instruct libsvn_* to use
> bulk updates regardless of the server version, by setting
> SVN_CONFIG_OPTION_HTTP_BULK_UPDATES (new in 1.8).

According to the table in the release notes [1], Skelta mode will be
used if the 1.7 or 1.8 server sets SVNAllowBulkUpdates to Off,
regardless of what the client sets in the configuration.

Is that not true?

[1] https://subversion.apache.org/docs/release-notes/1.8.html#neon-deleted

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David Rothenberger  ----  daveroth_at_acm.org
Received on 2013-07-07 18:19:10 CEST

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