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From Kyle McKay <mack...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [PATCH 2/2] git-svn: allow git-svn fetching to work using serf
Date Sun, 07 Jul 2013 14:48:16 GMT
On Jul 7, 2013, at 06:39, 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).
>
> If you have questions about that, though, please address them to
> users@subversion.apache.org (the proper list for API usage questions),
> not to me personally.

According to the table at <http://subversion.apache.org/docs/release-notes/1.8.html#serf-skelta-default

 >, if the server sets SVNAllowBulkUpdates Off, the client will be  
forced to use skelta no matter what the client setting is.

Is that table incorrect?

Kyle

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