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Re: TSVN 1.5 often hangs when starting various operations

From: Stefan KŁng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 09 Jul 2008 19:52:06 +0200

David Huang wrote:
>
> On Jul 9, 2008, at 11:03 AM, Stefan KŁng wrote:
>>
>> Try disabling your virus-scanner/desktop-firewall. It seems that
>> something is interferring/blocking the PROPFIND requests.
>
>
> I don't have any virus scanner... the only firewall is the one that
> comes with XP, which only blocks incoming connections. And in any case,
> the firewall is turned off.
>
> After further experimentation, it seems that I can't get TortoiseSVN to
> work at all through Paros Proxy--it always hangs after the two OPTIONS
> requests, so perhaps my testing with that didn't mean anything. Not sure
> why that's the case though--I can browse websites (http and https)
> through Paros without any problems. Maybe Paros doesn't handle the DAV
> requests properly.
>
> I also enabled HTTP access to the SVN repository and switched to
> accessing the repo through HTTP (without using a proxy), and so far, I
> haven't had any hangs. Switching to HTTP isn't a good option for me
> though, since I often access the repo from outside the LAN, and don't
> want to send my password unencrypted.
>
> I'm also going to try using the commandline svn client.

Try editing the servers config file (settings->network->edit). At the
bottom in the [global] section, uncomment/add the line
http-auth-types = basic;digest;negotiate

(that's the default).
Then try removing some of the authentication types

If that doesn't help, add the line
http-library = serf

which will change the http library from neon (default) to serf. Maybe
serf works better for you (even though it's still considered beta!).

Stefan

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Received on 2008-07-09 19:52:27 CEST

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