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Re: BUG? Repo-Browser Error For Non-Existent Repositories

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-11-30 14:10:26 CET

On 11/30/05, Andrew Morgan <opticyclic@gmail.com> wrote:
> Using TortoiseSVN Version
> I wanted to check out files from svn so I entered the following URL
> into the repo-browser.
> http://myserver.co.uk/svn/test/repos/
> However, the actual URL is
> http://myserver.co.uk/svn/tests/repos/
> (note the extra s in tests that is missing from the first URL)
> I would expect the repo-browser to either report an error that the URL
> is invalid or report that I don't have the correct authorisation to
> create a directory via this method.
> Instead the repo-browser creates a directory structure like this
> [-] http://myserver.co.uk
> ----[-]svn
> --------[-]test
> ------------[+]repos
> This appears as though the structure is valid (even though it is not),
> which is confusing.
> When I click on the [+] I get the following error
> Error *PROPFIND request failed on '/svn/test/repos'
> PROPFIND of '/svn/test/repos': 405 Method Not Allowed (http://myserver.co.uk)
> Web searches turn up (unrelated) solutions that point to proxy or
> Apache configurations.
> A test for valid URLs would make things clearer.

When you start the repobrowser, it doesn't "expand" the tree nodes
automatically because that can take quite a while. So it just shows
you the nodes of the URL you've entered. If you then want to see the
contents of such a folder (which in your case was a wrong url), you'll
see the error message.


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