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Re: Anyone running Vista?

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-12-14 18:08:03 CET

Peter Harris wrote:
> On Dec 14, 2007 11:00 AM, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn@gmail.com> wrote:
>> After installing the MS patch KB907306 from here:
>> http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=17C36612-632E-4C04-9382-987622ED1D64&displaylang=en
>>
>> the error was gone.
>
> I must have a different error. Windows keeps saying "The folder you
> entered does not appear to be valid. Please choose another.", even
> after installing that patch.

I think that's the same error. I have the German version of Vista
Ultimate here, so I had to translate the error from German.

> I am testing with the newly created
> https://sandboxsat.googlecode.com/svn/ and it works fine when using
> svn version 1.4.5 (r25188) from the command line. (I also tried with a
> project that has been on google code for months, and failed there,
> too)

Just tried with https://sandboxsat.googlecode.com/svn/ and it works for
me here (I'm asked for authentication - that's of course as far as I can
go).

> After trying all sorts of variations (http vs https, trailing slash vs
> no trailing slash, :80 vs no :80) I took a sniffer trace with
> wireshark, and this is what I see:
>
> OPTIONS /p/sandboxsat/ HTTP/1.1
> translate: f
> User-Agent: Microsoft-WebDAV-MiniRedir/6.0.6000
> Content-Length: 0
> Connection: Keep-Alive
> Host: code.google.com
>
> HTTP/1.1 400 Bad Request
> Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2007 16:27:23 GMT
> Content-Type: text/html; charset=UTF-8
> Server: GFE/1.3
> Content-Length: 3360
>
> It looks like Windows is mangling (truncating?) its request, based on
> some historical knowledge about browsing to googlecode.com and getting
> an http redirect.
>
> I'm out of ideas, although I must admit I haven't tried rebooting yet.
> If anybody has any suggestions, I'm willing to try them.

Do you have all Windows updates installed? Not sure if that matters, but
I'm always up-to-date with those and as I said, it works for me.

Oh, just a thought: disable virus scanners and firewalls. Just last week
we had another nasty problem due to the virus scanner in our office
interfered with http requests without any notification.
And no: I don't use any virus scanner. I'd rather have a virus which
hides perfectly so I won't even notice it than have a virus scanner
interfere with everything I try to do :)
(just in case someone asks: no, I never had a virus: I do a weekly check
with a special live-CD just to make sure)

Stefan

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