svn repo KeepAlive Off?

Daniel J. Luke dluke at
Fri Jul 12 14:00:41 PDT 2013

On Jul 12, 2013, at 4:55 PM, "Daniel J. Luke" <dluke at> wrote:
> On Jul 12, 2013, at 3:35 PM, Daniel J. Luke <dluke at> wrote:
>> svn 1.8.0 doesn't want to authenticate to MacPorts' svn, this is probably due to the bug in serf discussed on the subversion -users lists (!topic/subversion_users/KZfUsH7Mg28) [I didn't verify, but it seems likely)...
>> would it be reasonable to get KeepAlive set to 'on' (which is probably useful anyway)? Hopefully a new serf release will happen shortly which will fix this, but in the meantime it would make things easier for me ;-)
> incidentally, I've got subversion 1.8.0 working (and ready for a commit along with all of the bindings ports) but I don't want to break every MacPorts developer who is using svn - so unless I hear otherwise from everyone, I'll sit on it until either we get a MacPorts svn config update or we get a new serf (1.3?) that fixes this issue.

I guess another option would be to patch our serf ( ... I haven't checked to see if this applies cleanly to serf 1.2.1 (or if it actually fixes the issue or not), though.

Daniel J. Luke                                                                   
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