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Re: modify local address for svn:external

From: Ben Pope <benpope81_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-02-05 11:17:44 CET

On 04/02/06, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn@gmail.com> wrote:
> Ben Pope wrote:
> > I have a repository that I would like to download via https (because
> > my stupid proxy breaks http requests), but the svn:externals are set
> > to http. I can relocate the subdirectory in my local copy, and update
> > just that directory, and that works; as soon as I go back to the root
> > and update, it changes it back to http and then fails.
> >
> > Is there a way of preventing the root update from making that change?
> Sorry, no.

Hmm, ok. What about having the root update not fail due to the
externals? So that it continues, and I can do the externals by hand?

> But you could ask the committes there to change the externals to https.

Yeah, perhaps there's a way of making it get externals using the same
protocol as the request, which would be the ideal.

> > Or is there a way of getting past the following error due to the
> > proxy:
> >
> > Error REPORT request failed on '/repos/asf/!svn/default'
> > Error REPORT of '/repos/asf/!svn/vcc/default': 400 Bad Request
> > (http://svn.apache.org)
> >
> > I'm trying to get cocoon trunk from
> > http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/cocoon/trunk
> >
> > The servers in question happily serve through https.
> >
> > Don't really fancy tunnelling this stuff through my machine at home!
> If you find a solution to work around your proxy, please tell me! I have
> the same stupid proxy in our company and therefore can't even work on
> TSVN there (hmmm - maybe that's the intention of our IT guys? :)

Will do!

Ben Pope

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