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Re: Re: Re: VS: Subversion 1.5 beta1, "malformed URL for repository" whenmerging over http

From: Rick Yorgason <rick_at_ldagames.com>
Date: Fri, 04 Jul 2008 08:04:41 -0400

Okay, I finally managed to build the thing, and the trunk is working
fine for me. Hopefully this means the official build of 1.5.1 will work


Rick Yorgason wrote:
> <div class="moz-text-flowed" style="font-family: -moz-fixed">More news
> on the malformed URL front.
> I've just updated our server to the full 1.5 release, but I'm still
> having this problem, only now I'm realizing that it's getting in the way
> of merge tracking. I've now tested this with Apache 2 and Apache 2.2.
> I've discovered something interesting, though. Let's take these URLs:
> A1) http://foo.com/trunk
> A2) http://foo.com/branch
> B1) http://@foo.com/trunk
> B2) http://@foo.com/branch
> Now, If I checkout A1 and merge with A2, I get the error, but if I merge
> with B2 instead, I'm fine.
> Similarly, if I checkout B1 and merge with B2, I get the error, but if I
> merge with A1 instead, I'm fine.
> So, this means:
> * The problem only happens when the server realizes that the operation
> is intra-repository.
> * The server doesn't realize that A1 and B1 are the same repository.
> As I mentioned earlier, the work-around interferes with merge tracking,
> and this is *because* svn doesn't realize that A1 and B1 are the same
> repository, and no merges will be tracked between different repositories.
> Just to keep everybody on the same page, the big difference between my
> repository and the repositories of any open source program is that mine
> doesn't have anonymous access.
> I've just spent all night trying to build the trunk on Windows, but I've
> had no luck.
> Cheers,
> -Rick-
> </div>

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