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Re: [Issue 1254] Poor error message from ra_dav

From: Michael Wood <mwood_at_its.uct.ac.za>
Date: 2004-01-23 16:50:50 CET

On Fri, Jan 23, 2004 at 03:41:33PM -0000, kfogel@tigris.org wrote:
> http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=1254
> $ svn commit -m "Commiting as read-only user."
> Sending www/index.html
> [...]
> svn: RA layer request failed
> svn: Commit failed (details follow):
> svn: CHECKOUT of /svn/svntest/!svn/ver/1/trunk/www/index.html: \
> could not connect to server (http://blah.blah.blah/)
> To say there was a "CHECKOUT" failure during commit is certainly
> counterintuitive :-). Of course, it's referring to the DAV "CHECKOUT"
> operation, but most users won't know that.

The "could not connect to server" is also wrong. Presumably svn could
connect to the server, but the server returned an error instead of what
svn was expecting.

Michael Wood <mwood@its.uct.ac.za>
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Received on Fri Jan 23 17:04:03 2004

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