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Re: Error message, plse help decipher it

From: claudia logan <cvlogan1_at_yahoo.com>
Date: Fri, 8 Feb 2008 03:39:59 -0800 (PST)

Thank you. So how do I fix it? if is a problem with the repository itself, I am worried. What do I need to do to fix it?

Thanks again!

----- Original Message ----
From: Erik Huelsmann <ehuels_at_gmail.com>
To: claudia logan <cvlogan1_at_yahoo.com>
Cc: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2007b_at_ryandesign.com>; users_at_subversion.tigris.org
Sent: Thursday, February 7, 2008 8:49:10 AM
Subject: Re: Error message, plse help decipher it

On 2/7/08, claudia logan <cvlogan1_at_yahoo.com> wrote:
>
> By recent I meant it started happening recently. Now it happens ALL the
> time for both update and checkout. They both work! but at the end of the
> update/checkout, we receive the error. We use both TortoiseSVN commands and
> command line.
> We are able to perform ALL functions, but we keep getting this error. How
> do I fix it. What does it mean by PROPFIND?

PROPFIND is a WebDAV HTTP request, like GET and POST. This probably
means problems with a proxy server or the repository server itself.

HTH,

Erik.

> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2007b_at_ryandesign.com>
> To: claudia logan <cvlogan1_at_yahoo.com>
> Cc: users_at_subversion.tigris.org
> Sent: Wednesday, February 6, 2008 5:45:15 PM
> Subject: Re: Error message, plse help decipher it
>
> On Feb 4, 2008, at 06:58, claudia logan wrote:
>
> >> On Jan 31, 2008, at 08:06, claudia logan wrote:
> >>
> >> > Have a quick question, during a recent checkout and update, the
> >> > following error occured:
> >> >
> >> > svn: PROPFIND request failed on '/path to repo/tags
> >> > svn: could not open the requested SVN filesystem.
> >> >
> >> > The complete repository was checked out and all files were
> >> > available, however, every time we try to Update, we keep getting
> >> > this error.
> >>
> >> Please confirm: you can check out a working copy from this repository
> >> right now and it works, but then immediately doing an update in that
> >> new working copy fails with the above message? It shouldn't be,
> >> because the message means it cannot find your repository on the
> >> server's hard disk, but if the checkout worked, then it obviously
> >> could find it.
> >>
> >> You could help us more by telling us the version of Subversion on the
> >> client and the server, the OS on the client and the server, the
> >> repository access method, and, if you're using apache, the apache
> >> configuration for the repository.
> >
> > Yes, we can actually checkout and update the repo. So I am not
> > sure why we receive this message at the end of each update/
> > checkout. Our repo is accessed through http,both via command line
> > and TortoiseSVN, Here is our versions:
> >
> > Ubuntu 6.10
> > Linux 2.6.17
> > Apache 2.0.55
> > Subversion 1.3.2
> >
> > I looked on the svn manual, and couldnt find any reference to this
> > error: PROPFIND So I am not sure what it means, other than it
> > couldn't access the path. We did recently reconfigure the
> > directory structure within subversion, so my guess is that is
> > looking for the old path...but, wouldn't subversion know this?...
> > As mentioned, we can access and update as appropriate, but would
> > like to fix it and resolve the error.
>
> I still haven't understood when exactly the problem occurs.
>
> First you said it occurs during checkout and update: "during a recent
> checkout and update, the following error occured"
>
> Later in that same message you said checkout works but update
> doesn't: "The complete repository was checked out and all files were
> available, however, every time we try to Update, we keep getting this
> error"
>
> Now you say you can both checkout and update: "Yes, we can actually
> checkout and update the repo"
>
> And then in the next sentence you say checkout and update don't work:
> "we receive this message at the end of each update/checkout"
>
> And then at the end you say "we can access and update as appropriate"
> which sounds again like update is working, though I don't know what
> specifically you mean by "access".
>
> So these various statements are rather contradictory and confusing.
>
> Please show us the "svn checkout" command you run and the output it
> produces. And also please show what happens when you then run "svn
> update" on the same working copy.
>
> Is the issue intermittent or does it happen all the time? To all your
> users or just some? We need more information.
>
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