"Kyle J. McKay" <mack...@gmail.com> writes:

> From: "Kyle J. McKay" <mack...@gmail.com>
>
> This patch allows git-svn to fetch successfully using the
> serf library when given an https?: url to fetch from.
>
> Unfortunately some svn servers do not seem to be configured
> well for use with the serf library.  This can cause fetching
> to take longer compared to the neon library or actually
> cause timeouts during the fetch.  When timeouts occur
> git-svn can be safely restarted to fetch more revisions.
>
> A new temp_is_locked function has been added to Git.pm
> to facilitate using the minimal number of temp files
> possible when using serf.
>
> The problem that occurs when running git-svn fetch using
> the serf library is that the previously used temp file
> is not always unlocked before the next temp file needs
> to be used.
>
> To work around this problem, a new temp name is used
> if the temp name that would otherwise be chosen is
> currently locked.
>
> Version v2 of the patch introduced a bug when changing the _temp_cache
> function to use the new temp_is_locked function at the suggestion of a
> reviewer.  That has now been resolved.

Thanks; I've queued this version to 'pu' at least tentatively.

Is everybody who discussed the issue happy with the direction of
this patch?
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