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Re: subversion client having issues talking to subversion repository over HTTPS via proxy

From: Ashish SHUKLA <ashish.is_at_lostca.se>
Date: Wed, 03 Jul 2013 21:04:28 +0530

On Wed, 3 Jul 2013 15:26:16 +0200, Lieven Govaerts <lgo_at_apache.org> said:
> Hi,

> On Tue, Jun 25, 2013 at 11:17 PM, Lieven Govaerts
> <lieven.govaerts_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> On Tue, Jun 25, 2013 at 9:37 PM, Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Ashish,
>>>
>>> This is normally a question for users@, but I think Lieven was working
>>> on something exactly like this already. I've cc'd him for more detail.
>>
>> Ashish already reported this in the serf issue tracker:
>> https://code.google.com/p/serf/issues/detail?id=83#c6
>>
>> The reason I asked him to report here, is that I think the issue
>> scenario can be summarized to this:
>>
>> svn+ra_serf using an ssl tunnel don't work if the server has KeepAlive
>> off. The error reported is '501 Not Implemented'.
>>
>> Such status code is not handled within serf or subversion.
>>
>> Now I'm trying to reproduce this but I don't have the right setup
>> available, so this has to wait until the weekend when I have some more
>> time.

> I was able to reproduce this issue: https server with basic
> authentication and KeepAlive Off, behind a http proxy.

> The scenario is exactly as how Ashish described it, the OPTIONS
> request is not sent over the ssl tunnel to the server, but directly to
> the proxy.
> The root cause is that the OPTIONS request, retried because of the
> authentication failure, was added in the queue for the new connection
> before the CONNECT request. When serf then opens a socket to connect
> to the proxy, it will first send the OPTIONS request.

> This issue has been fixed in r1991 on serf trunk, and I'll propose it
> for backport to serf 1.3.0.

Looking forward to see it backported.

> Thanks for the report Ashish!

You're welcome.

-- 
Ashish SHUKLA
“If 10 years from now, when you are doing something quick and dirty, you
suddenly visualize that I am looking over your shoulders and say to yourself,
"Dijkstra would not have liked this", well that would be enough immortality for
me.” (Edsger W. Dijkstra)
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Received on 2013-07-03 17:35:49 CEST

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