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Re: diff problems over ra_dav

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_lyra.org>
Date: 2002-04-18 04:06:46 CEST

On Wed, Apr 17, 2002 at 04:57:41PM -0500, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> the root of the repository. Bam, we bail out in
> dav_svn_simple_parse_uri, line 160. There's a cryptic comment there:
> /* ### we don't handle http://host/repos or http://host/repos/ yet */
> So apparently if you tell the DAV layer to switch to any repository
> root, it's gonna bail. We've not seen this bug yet, because we have
> Anyway, enough beating around the bush. Gstein, can you shed some
> light on the problem? Maybe explain the comment?

In the distant past, that function would only recognize URLs of the form:


Thus, we wanted to bail on host/repos or host/repos/. The comment made
perfect sense within that respect.

Then, at some later time, somebody (*cough*ben*cough*) added the capability
to recognize "public" URLs. Those of the form: http://host/repos/foo.
However, that change did not account for the root.

Should be a simple fix. I'll get it later tonite.

[ still gotta look into Ben Collins' timeout bug, too... ]


Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
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