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Re: Manual username/password (Error: Server sent unexpected return value (403 Forbidden) in response to OPTIONS)

From: Stefan Kng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 31 Oct 2008 21:51:59 +0100

Erwin Coumans wrote:
> Let's not get offtopic on security.

You mean I can't explain why your suggestion for a change isn't good?

> It seems we don't need to request any server change, because command-
> line svn just works fine again, even without providing a --username:
>
> svn co https://repository/svnroot/project
>
> prompts for a username/password, and it doesn't terminate with the
> 'server sent unexpected return value (403 Forbidden) in response to
> OPTIONS.
>
> Is this 'OPTIONS" request tortoise SVN specific? Perhaps the command-
> line svn co command doesn't send such 'OPTIONS' request?

Do you use the command line client from the same computer as you use
TSVN? If not, try it on the same computer.
And the OPTIONS request is done by all svn clients - TSVN uses the svn
library, as does the command line client.

Again: check your virus scanner and/or firewall.

Stefan

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Received on 2008-10-31 21:52:28 CET

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