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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
>
[snip]
> $ svn commit -m "Commiting as read-only user."
[snip]
> 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.
[snip]

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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