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From J├╝rgen Schmidt <>
Subject Re: [code] integration of library serf (incl. apr and apr-util)
Date Mon, 20 Feb 2012 12:20:17 GMT
On 2/20/12 12:55 PM, Oliver-Rainer Wittmann wrote:
> Hi,
> Andre, Armin and myself are currently working on the integration of
> library serf (incl. libraries apr and apr-util) as a replacement for
> removed library neon - see issue 118569
> (
> The main integration work is done. You can expect the first version of
> the integration to be commited this week.
> The following tasks are not yet completed:
> - implementation of the support for WebDAV methods LOCK and UNLOCK.
the former implementation supported WebDAV locking via API only and it 
was not used in the office. The integration and usage was planned for a 
future improvement and that hasn't really changed.


> - SSL certificate validation is not in the same status as it was, when
> neon was used due to a different handling inside library serf. Please
> see the corresponding discussion thread on the serf development mailing
> list -
> - certain improvement work regarding error handling in order to provide
> corresponding feedback to the user. In the current integration code the
> error messages for the user will not contain valuable information about
> the reason for an error - e.g. when a certain host can not be reached or
> a certain resource is not existing.
> Before I will commit the code, we will do some further (developer)
> testing on the major platforms (MacOS X, Linux and Windows).
> Best regards, Oliver.

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