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From STF SVN <lapsap7+...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: How to choose between svn & http?
Date Thu, 29 Jul 2010 08:59:30 GMT
On Fri, Jul 9, 2010 at 07:16, David Weintraub <qazwart@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Are you setting up a Subversion repository and don't know whether you
> should use HTTP or SVN, or does your repository allow you to access
> your Subversion repository both ways, and you want to know which to
> use.
>
> SVN is usually quicker than HTTP, but HTTP is more flexible to setup.
> For example, you can use an LDAP server for loggin on if you're using
> HTTP, but it's much more difficult to do with SVN. HTTP is also less
> likely to be blocked by routers.

I already have a working SVN server using HTTP, but I'd like to see
some other alternatives, especially those which could provide better
performance.  The problem right now is that some users are accessing
the SVN within a VPN tunnel and things are slow for them.  So, if it's
possible to reduce data quantity, like using another protocol, I would
take it.

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