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Re: what causes "File exists: file not found"?

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_lyra.org>
Date: 2002-09-04 22:49:51 CEST

On Tue, Sep 03, 2002 at 10:23:35AM -0500, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> Is there any way to make mod_dav_svn recognize the difference between
> an *unexpected* failure to find a resource, vs. an unimportant
> existence check?

Not really, no. You asked for a resource, and it wasn't there. Simple as
that, so it logs the error.

That said, you could add a header like 'X-SVN-Existence-Probe: yes' into the
stream, have mod_dav_svn recognize that, and avoid logging most of the
errors. However, Apache itself is still going to log the 404.

[ hmm. maybe not... we could always get mod_dav to generate an error
  response, which would include/exclude logging, but I'd rather not ]


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