Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> writes:
> Marc Branchaud <marcn...@xiplink.com> writes:
>>> Foreign interfaces, subsystems and ports.
>>> * "git-svn" used with SVN 1.8.0 when talking over https:// connection
>>> dumped core due to a bug in the serf library that SVN uses. Work
>>> it around on our side, even though the SVN side is being fixed.
>>> * Subversion 1.8.0 that was recently released breaks older subversion
>>> clients coming over http/https in various ways.
>> Isn't this the same as the serf fixes (,)? If not, what git change is
>> it referring to?
> The latter, I think, is 8ac251b6 (git-svn: allow git-svn fetching to
> work using serf, 2013-07-06). Without it we won't even work with
> newer SVN library.
> The former I think refers to 73ffac3b (git-svn: fix termination
> issues for remote svn connections, 2013-09-03). Even with the serf
> support, without a work-around, we won't work with serf.
> The description can and should be rolled into one, but I am not sure
> what the best wording would be.
I'd keep them as separate entries, like so:
* "git-svn" has been taught to use the serf library, which is the
only option SVN 1.8.0 offers us when talking the HTTP protocol.
* "git-svn" talking over https:// connection using the serf library
dumped core due to a bug in the serf library that SVN uses. Work
around it on our side, even though the SVN side is being fixed.
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