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Re: E175013 svn diff failure (access forbidden) with 1.8.5 (regression)

From: Vincent Lefevre <vincent-svn_at_vinc17.net>
Date: Mon, 17 Feb 2014 13:41:50 +0100

On 2014-02-14 18:34:52 +0000, Philip Martin wrote:
> Vincent Lefevre <vincent-svn_at_vinc17.net> writes:
> > With svn 1.8.5 under GNU/Linux (Debian unstable), I get an error
> >
> > svn: E175013: Access to '/svn/xxxx' forbidden
> >
> > when I do "svn diff -r118:119 https://host/xxxx/subdir", but
> > "svn diff -r118:119 https://host/xxxx/subdir/file" is OK.
> >
> > There's no such problem with svn 1.6.12 (r955767) on some other
> > Debian machine and svn 1.7.9 (r1462340) on an Ubuntu machine.
> A network trace would help, but I've never had much success getting
> wireshark to decode an https conection even when I have access to the
> server. It might be easier to use a debug version of the client to
> determine which request is failing.

Anyway since the error message is

  Access to '/svn/xxxx' forbidden

doesn't it mean that it tries to do an access to '/svn/xxxx'?
If it does, then that's the bug. Access to '/svn/xxxx' is really
forbidden and should not be needed (and it wasn't with the older
svn clients).

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Received on 2014-02-17 13:42:27 CET

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