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Re: is a password required for the subversion repository?

From: Joe Orton <joe_at_manyfish.co.uk>
Date: 2001-09-05 09:06:51 CEST


On Tue, Sep 04, 2001 at 11:56:30PM +0100, Philip Martin wrote:
> When I try to check-out a current version of the code I get asked for
> a username/password. There is no mention of a password on the above
> page; I have tried various combinations of guest/svn and nothing, but
> all give the same error:

Yeah, it doesn't actually matter what you enter here. (I also reckon
it's a bug that these prompts are here at all, there is no need for

> apr_error: #20014, src_err 0 : <Error string not specified yet>
> The OPTIONS response did not include the requested activity-collection-set.

But the bad news is that you may be behind a transparent proxy cache.
(if you are on NTL cable modem, you definitely are, not sure about NTL
modem dialup) The proxy NTL run is not HTTP compliant and is munging
the OPTIONS request/response.

The easiest fix is to have svn.collab.net listen on port 81 or something
as well, so people have a better chance of getting past broken
transparent proxies - can someone do that who has admin access to the


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