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From Terry Dooher <>
Subject SVN/Apache - Log full transaction I/O across clients.
Date Thu, 01 Oct 2015 10:57:16 GMT
I've recently configured svn usage logs with:

LogFormat "%h %t %u (%{SVN-REPOS-NAME}e %{SVN-ACTION}e) %s (%I/%O in %Ts) %k \"%{User-Agent}i\""
CustomLog /var/log/svn/svn-usage.log svn env=SVN-ACTION

mod_logio is enabled, so I'm getting values written to each of the above fields, but when
testing with a full checkout of a ~420Mb repo (excluding pristine), I get variable results
depending on the client. Sometimes the log entry appears within 4 seconds and reports ~1MB: [01/Oct/2015:11:42:50 +0100] user (svn get-inherited-props /trunk r1084) 200 (543/292
in 0s) 4 "SVN/1.8.13 (x64-microsoft-windows) serf/1.3.8" [01/Oct/2015:11:42:50 +0100] user (svn checkout-or-export /trunk r1084) 200 (726/11527999
in 11s) 5 "SVN/1.8.13 (x64-microsoft-windows) serf/1.3.8"

Sometimes the log only reports the checkout, but with the correct size: [01/Oct/2015:11:43:55 +0100] user (svn checkout-or-export /trunk r1084) 200 (729/665066747
in 171s) 3 "SVN/1.7.20 neon/0.29.6"

The exact %I, %O and %T will vary a little with each test, but the log entry appears after
the first ~5s/~10MB of a checkout that takes 3 minutes. The difference between the above two
is that the first checkout is via command-line SVn (part of Tortoise), using Serf and the
latter is via the OSX developer tools svn command line (Currently 1.7.20 and built against

I've disabled compression both at SVNCompressionLevel and disabling mod_deflate. (The data
sizes logged were much smaller previously, but the issue was still there). 

Is there a way I can ensure the log is only written after the full request has been serviced?
 The data over time will be really useful in gauging usage over time. 

* Debian Jessie/Apache 2.4.10
* mod_dav_svn 1.8.14 Compiled from source. - Basic auth. No SSL.
* Client: Windows 7 - Command line (From Tortoise SVN 1.8.13) / OSX Yosemite shell (1.7.20
from OSX Developer Tools)

<IfModule mod_dav_svn.c>
  SVNCompressionLevel 0
  SVNCacheTextDeltas On
  SVNCacheFullTexts On
  SVNCacheRevProps On
  SVNInMemoryCacheSize 262144

Common repo config (Path and AuthName set per Location)
  AuthType Basic
  AuthUserFile xxx
  Require valid-user
  AuthzSVNAccessFile yyy

  Order allow,deny
  Allow from all

  # Common SVN.
  DAV svn

  # Misc:
  Options +FollowSymLinks +Indexes
  SVNIndexXSLT "/svnindex.xsl"



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