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Re: [TSVN] FAQ: 405 Method Not Allowed

From: Peter McNab <mcnab_p_at_melbpc.org.au>
Date: 2005-09-20 14:04:00 CEST

Wilkins Adrian wrote:

>The FAQ discusses various Apache error messages that occur with TSVN
>use. Another possible outcome for a 405 error is when locking a file ;
>Our project renames files a lot to convey version information (yuch, but
>we're not really a coding project per se) We also have a blanket
>"svn:needs-lock" policy. (also yuch).
>When you try to lock a file that no longer exists in the HEAD revision,
>you get "Lock request failed: 405 Method Not Allowed". This has confused
>several of our developers.
>Firstly, adding this to the FAQ might help someone out.
>Secondly, the client could implement a check when attempting locks,
>following a 405, that looks to see if the file still exists, and if not,
>prompts the user to update their working copy.
Firstly the user should perform an Update then try to lock the file.

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