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Re: SVN 1.8 timeout fix

From: Philip Martin <philip.martin_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Oct 2014 13:00:37 +0100

<Paul.Gillis_at_L-3Com.com> writes:

> When I initially used the default skelta-mode, small checkouts and
> commits worked perfectly fine. Large checkouts or commits would begin
> normally but the file transfer rate would quickly drop to 0 and the
> operation would time out. Increasing MaxKeepAliveRequests to 1000
> didn't help. When I disabled KeepAlive, it solved the problem.

I don't know what would cause that. A skelta-mode checkout uses a large
number of small requests while a bulk-mode checkout uses a small number
of large requests. Is there an HTTP proxy between the client and

> However, with KeepAlive disabled, I discovered we can't browse
> repositories from a web browser. Apparently, this is a know serf
> bug. http://grokbase.com/t/subversion/users/136n5tvzx1/tsvn-and-svn-1-8-0-cannot-digest-authenticate.

serf is a client-side library. There is no way a serf bug can affect a
web browser (I'm guessing you have not written your own web browser that
uses serf :) You must be seeing some other problem.

Philip Martin | Subversion Committer
WANdisco // *Non-Stop Data*
Received on 2014-10-15 14:01:12 CEST

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