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Re: "svn lock" crash against certain 1.1.x servers [was: Re: svn 1.2.2 tarballs are up for testing/voting]

From: Justin Erenkrantz <justin_at_erenkrantz.com>
Date: 2005-08-12 08:21:57 CEST

On Fri, Aug 12, 2005 at 05:18:04AM +0200, Branko ?ibej wrote:
> But I think the root of the problem is that the tigris.org server
> (httpd-2.0.50/svn-1.1.1 + patches) returns 401
> (Unauthorized/Authentication Required) when it sees the LOCK that it
> can't handle, instead of returning 405 (Method Not Allowed). Because of
> that, Neon will keep retrying with new auth data until we run out of
> providers, then return NE_ERROR -- not NE_AUTH -- which we don't handle
> specially, so we end up calling svn_ra_dav__maybe_store_auth_info.
> I don't think we can do anything about the repeated authn prompts --
> IMHO they're caused by a server bug. I verified that this doesn't happen
> with httpd-2.0.54/svn-1.1.1 on Windows, and IIRC Philip verified
> httpd-2.0.54/svn-1.1.4 on *nix.

Nothing particularly jumps out at me that would have changed between httpd
2.0.50 and 2.0.54 that would affect this. -- justin

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