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Re: Forced to use svn delete?

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-01-21 18:08:15 CET

On Jan 21, 2005, at 8:54 AM, Dassi, Nasser wrote:

> [snip]
> I thought that the only issue with MacOS X's DAV support was that it
> didn't do https. Is there some other problem that makes it not work?
> Curious, since I was planning to do this.
> [/snip]
> The Mac Finder DAV support issue is documented in the book, Appendix C.
> I have a hybrid environment (Mac, Win) and was planning on doing the
> same (WebDAV+SVN autoversioning) and ran into the issue. Re-reading
> the
> chapter it highlighted that plug-ins would work but the native Mac
> Finder fails on write (error msg: XYZ cannot be written).

svn 1.1 doesn't support http LOCK/UNLOCK requests. Because of that,
OSX refuses to mount an autoversioning svn repository.

However, this isn't true in the forthcoming svn 1.2. Using svn 1.2, my
OSX box mounts an autoversioning svn repository just fine, and all my
Mac apps can read/write the volume without a problem.

So it may be worth waiting for svn 1.2...

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