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Re: Mac OS X Client implementation issues

From: Jim Luther <luther.j@apple.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Jul 2002 09:36:13 -0700
Cc: WebDAV <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
To: John DeSoi <desoi@mac.com>
Message-Id: <4B854269-A311-11D6-A391-0003934B6A22@apple.com>


The problem you described below has already been written up and fixed 
as Bug IDs #2929972 "webdavfs uses a different socket pair for each 
transaction" and #2986553 "statfs requests that might go to the server 
should be serialized" (I noticed the first problem a couple of months 
ago and the second a few weeks ago).

However, anytime you see something you think is wrong or can be 
improved in the Mac OS X WebDAV file system, feel free to write up a 
report. The correct way to send bug reports and enhancement requests 
for any Apple product can be found at 
<http://developer.apple.com/bugreporter/>. The component for WebDAV 
file system bugs is "WebDAV FS" version "X".


Jim Luther
Apple Computer, Inc.

On Monday, July 29, 2002, at 08:15 AM, John DeSoi wrote:

> Hi,
> Apologies if this is not the right list for this discussion. Pointers 
> greatly appreciated.
> The OS X WebDAV client appears to send the same request multiple times 
> (on different connections). For example, it sent "PROPFIND /" 8 times 
> to my WebDAV server when I first logged in. Is there any reasonable 
> explanation for this? Seems like an incredible waste of resources for 
> both sides. Is there anything I can set on the server side to prevent 
> this? Does anyone know the appropriate place to send feedback to Apple 
> on this?
> Thanks very much,
> John DeSoi, Ph.D.
Received on Monday, 29 July 2002 12:37:09 UTC

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