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Re: cause of svn update errors

From: Kieran <kieran_at_esperi.demon.co.uk>
Date: 2002-08-01 01:03:26 CEST

On Wed, 31 Jul 2002, Joe Orton wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 31, 2002 at 02:37:12PM -0600, Hamilton Link wrote:
> > OK, this was in fact the proxy server refusing http REPORT requests.
> > Happily, the proxy server is now being configured to handle them.
> >
> > IMHO a user-level error message would be swell in this case, unless
> > there's no good way of telling that the cause is a restrictive proxy
> > server.
> In general it could be useful to include the "reason phrase" in the
> error message, so it could say something like:
> "The REPORT status was 405 (Method Not Allowed), but expected 200."
> which might give a better idea of what the problem was. (In your case
> this wouldn't actually have helped, since the proxy gave out the wrong
> status code; a 403 or a 405 would have been correct, not a 400)
It might even be worth throwing out a HTTP TRACE message, as well.



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