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Re: [PATCH] add FAQ section about "bad request" errors

From: Pavel Lyalyakin <pavel.lyalyakin_at_visualsvn.com>
Date: Thu, 26 May 2016 23:04:33 +0300

Hello Stefan,

On Thu, May 26, 2016 at 3:03 AM, Stefan <luke1410_at_posteo.de> wrote:

> Hi Pavel,
> To still get something out of that, I'm atm considering to write a quick
> blog entry on my own blog and send a quick announcement to the SVN users
> mailing list so just in case s/o runs into the problem, there's a chance he
> can build upon the investigation work done here already. I'd really much
> appreciate if you would review the blog post before I put it live, so I can
> incorporate any feedback you might have beforehand. What do you think?

Sure, I would be glad to help. This approach looks great!

> The recommendation for the LimitRquestFieldSize was based on the statement
> from Bert in this post [2]: "The real fix for delete, replace, etc. of
> trees with many locks is to somehow allow the headers to go through, but
> this requires a config change from the admin." and Philip's reference to
> that config setting in a comment [3] on SVN-4557.

Thanks for pointing me to these statements. Note that Bert tells that this
kind of locking causing the errors is kind of (very) unexpected scenario,
and it's still unclear why some users try to lock large sets of repository

With best regards,
Pavel Lyalyakin
VisualSVN Team
Received on 2016-05-26 22:05:23 CEST

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