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Problems with Autoversioning and WebDAV with Windows XP

From: Mark Phippard <MarkP_at_softlanding.com>
Date: 2004-10-14 22:27:25 CEST

> > Craig McElroy <craig.mcelroy@metissian.com> wrote on 10/14/2004
> > 02:32:48
> > PM:
> >
> >> I managed to track down a box which still had Windows 2000 on it,
> >> and
> >
> >> created the link, added it to the WebDAV, pulled the .lnk on the XP
> >> box, and it works. Well, sort of. Functionally it works, but it is
> >> UNBEARABLY slow. It seems that the problem of it not working at all
> >> goes beyond XP boxes that are member of a NT Domain, because this one
> >> is most certainly not.
> >>
> >> Now, has anyone else noticed the unbearably slow speed? Is it a
> >> problem with my apache configuration? The share is still available
> >> http://webdav.contegix.com/svn if anyone who has done this before has
> >> something else to compare it to. For convenience, the .lnk file is
> >> the share
> >
> > Could this be the svn ls performance problem with 1.1.0 and 1.0.8?
> >
> > FWIW, I just accessed your site from my XP system and it seemed
> > super-fast. I just did Add Network place and entered this URL:
> >
> > http://webdav.contegix.com:80/svn <-- note the :80
> THAT was the missing piece of the puzzle. Damn you Microsoft! Just
> because I don't specify the port (when it's the default) it doesn't
> work? Ugh! :-(
> Once past this, I still had SERIOUS performance problems on my XP box,
> but have tried on other XP boxes that I could get my hands on, and it
> worked great. Thanks for your help!

Should probably update the book to show this. It looks like if you add
the :80 to the URL when creating the link in Windows XP (at least with
SP2) it does not have the problems described in the book.

By the way, this is the message that caused me to suggest that he try



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