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Re: TortoiseSVN, Apache2, and SVN on Windows: PROPFIND 405 errors

From: Christopher H. Laco <claco_at_chrislaco.com>
Date: 2005-03-09 00:44:36 CET

Robert Hunter wrote:
> It can (and does!) happen -- I've seen confusion where "localhost" was
> serving up pages from the proxy server because the clients were
> configured to send all HTTP requests through it, including localhost.

I can only imagine. :-)

> Still, the HTTP verbs are triggering the issue, whether through
> a proxy or directly to Apache.
> Try it for yourself:
> $ telnet localhost http
> OPTIONS /repos HTTP/1.1
> Host: localhost

Will do. Knowing me, it's something silly and hopefully I won't do the
same mistake twice during the install this evening.

> (and leave a blank line)
> If you get a 405 (Method Not Allowed) from that, you can
> safely assume that your Apache is not letting WebDAV
> verbs through.
> If you find this is the case, you'll probably want to add
> or modify <Limit> and <LimitExcept> sections in your
> config.

Funny. I guess if that's the case, the SVN doc/book parts on setup need
to be tweaked as well.


Received on Wed Mar 9 00:47:04 2005

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