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Re: Problem connecting to DAV based SVN with SVN client

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-05-11 18:06:03 CEST

On Tue, 2004-05-11 at 10:24, Stefan Binder wrote:
> Jaroslaw Zgoda schrieb:
> >I try to setup SVN server using Apache 2.0.49 and got into some trouble. I
> >followed strictly installation guidelines and now my server is running
> >fine, I can access repository with various web browsers but not with SVN
> >client.
> >
> >D:\UserData\Projects>svn checkout http://cpqenl866_200/svn/seitemeister
> >svn: PROPFIND request failed on '/svn/seitemeister'
> >svn: PROPFIND of '/svn/seitemeister': timed out waiting for server
> >(http://cpqenl866_200)
> >
> >Server machine is Windows 2000 SP4, Apache 2.0.49 with basic
> >authentication, Subversion 1.0.2
> >
> >Where should I start investigating this problem?
> >
> >
> >
> If i read the Manual right, you need a svnserve.exe process on your
> Server, if you want to use the svn commandline client. Just start an
> instance of svnserve.exe (with -d parameter for deamon mode) on the
> Repository-Server. You need this server is for "direct" access (or with
> TortoiseSVN). Apache is only for WebDAV Clients.

Huh? He *is* using http:// in his 'svn checkout' command.

If you can browse the repository using an ordinary web browser (which
sends GET requests), but can't do a PROPFIND to the server, it's
possible that you have a web proxy blocking webdav methods. See the FAQ
about that.

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