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From Mark Phippard <markp...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [serf-dev] serf errors on responses bigger than 4GB
Date Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:40:50 GMT
On Wed, Oct 1, 2014 at 11:36 AM, Philip Martin <philip.martin@wandisco.com>
wrote:

> Mark Phippard <markphip@gmail.com> writes:
>
> > On Wed, Oct 1, 2014 at 10:03 AM, Philip Martin <
> philip.martin@wandisco.com>
> > wrote:
> >>
> >> I can trigger the decompression error on a 5GB REPORT by setting
> >> http-bulk-updates=yes on the client side.
> >>
> >>
> > This does not really answer the question.
> >
> > Was your REPORT 5GB because it had a single file > 4GB or because it had
> > tens of thousands of small files?  Mike's question is about the latter.
> >
> > Does Serf only fail when decompressing a single large file, or also if
> the
> > entire REPORT response happens to be > 4 GB?  The latter probably would
> be
> > a much more common problem to run into if it can happen.
>
> I don't think it makes a difference, serf will generate the error in
> both cases.
>
> Serf is decompressing the HTTP body of the REPORT.  At the Subversion
> level the body is an XML <S:update-report> but as far as serf is
> concerned it is just a block of data that has to be decompressed.  Serf
> doesn't look to see whether the uncompressed data really is XML so it
> certainly doesn't care whether there is one <S:txdelta> or many.
>


 Understood.


-- 
Thanks

Mark Phippard
http://markphip.blogspot.com/

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