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Re: [Bug] svn merge, apache and trailing slashes

From: Erik Huelsmann <ehuels_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 24 May 2008 22:41:17 +0200

On Sat, May 24, 2008 at 9:37 PM, Carsten Milkau <chat.noir_at_arcor.de> wrote:
> Hi there!
>
> Problem: I noticed that svn merge strips off trailing slashes from directory
> URLs. However, apache enforces them. This results in a failure of recursive
> merges.

Well, svn's behavior has been like this for extremely long already.
We've seen it happen on some systems, but usually this is a
configuration error on the system on which it occurs: some problem in
mod_rewrite or elsewhere, which interacts badly with mod_dav_svn.

BTW: I think svn can't keep the trailing slashes: if I'm correct, the
standard (WebDAV) requires us to work without them.

So, for now, please review your configuration for mod_rewrite errors
or overlapping names between your document root and the repository
content. IOW: you can't put your repository in the document root, nor
any directory with the same path and name as your repository.

HTH,

Erik.

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