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Re: could not connect to server

From: solo turn <soloturn99_at_yahoo.com>
Date: 2003-05-04 20:51:50 CEST

--- Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@collab.net> wrote:
> solo turn <soloturn99@yahoo.com> writes:
> > svn is still unusable over slow line.
> Well, yes, there you go! I was just thinking to myself, "gee, I
> wonder if subversion is usable over slow lines; I wonder if it
> makes
> efficient use of the network."
> But that error below -- "could not connect to server" -- that says
> it
> all! I guess subversion is unusable, over slow lines in
> particular.
> Thanks for clearing that up. ;-)
> > A svn/packages/win32-innosetup/templates/svn-doc.css
> > svn: RA layer request failed
> > svn: could not checkout a file
> > svn: GET of
> >
> > -doc.css: could not connect to server
> This is a TCP/IP error, not a subversion bug. Neon is telling you
> that it actually failed to open a socket to the server.
> Try pinging the server, see if you're getting erratic ping times,
> or
> unexpectedly long delays. The problem here is network
> connectivity.
> I know there's no http proxy, but there's most likely -something-
> wrong along the IP route to the host, like a flakey ISP.

ping times to svn.collab.net (which was the server on the other end)
were 250ms (normally) up to 1sec (rare exeption). no timeouts. line
speed 48kb/sec.

the reason for the connection problem is still not clear to me.

> > should not error messages be more like "could not connect to
> server
> > in blabla()" to give an exact position in the code?
> Yes. If you had compiled with --enable-maintainer-mode, you would
> have seen an exact position in the code printed out.
i would prefer if there would be a download for this executable. not
everybody has the tools to build a windows executable. do you think
such a thing would be possible to make tracking down errors a little


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