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From Stefan Sperling <>
Subject Re: ra_serf redirect URL canonicalization fix
Date Sat, 01 Feb 2020 11:17:37 GMT
On Fri, Jan 31, 2020 at 04:12:20AM +0000, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> So in balance, how about —
> - ra_serf should not canonicalize redirection URLs before accessing them.
> - After following all redirections (that is, once we get a 2xx response
>   or a 5xx response), canonicalize the resultant URL.  If it is then
>   equal to the input URL, error out with a "Not a repository" error
>   [SVN_ERR_RA_SVN_REPOS_NOT_FOUND seems appropriate]; otherwise, return
>   SVN_ERR_RA_SESSION_URL_MISMATCH (the error code that svn_ra_open4()
>   promises for this situation).
> This would fix both of the original bugs, wouldn't it?

This idea won't work without some restructuring because the redirect
retry loop is currently in libsvn_client, not within ra_serf.

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