On 13-11-18 01:49 PM, Junio C Hamano wrote:
> 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 ([1],[2])?  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.
>>
>> Thanks.
> 
> 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

<pedantic>
s/talking over https/talking over an https/
</pedantic>

>    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.

Those look good to my layman's eyes.

                M.

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