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Re: Apache and Subversion give bad request on checkout

From: Peter McNab <mcnab_p_at_melbpc.org.au>
Date: 2005-05-06 19:42:56 CEST

CÚlio Cidral Junior wrote:

>I tried putting the path in all possible forms: with slashes, with
>backslashes, without drive letter, etc. And also tried to use SVNPath
>and SVNParentPath. No one of these tries resolved the problem.
>But finally we have good news. My machine is running Windows XP SP2.
>Though the personal firewall is disabled, svn checkout still doesn't
>work. There must be something to do with OS configuration. I tested
>the whole thing also in a Windows 2000 Server (a virtual server) and
>also doesn't work. After all, I installed Apache and Subversion in an
>Windows 2000 Professional and it worked perfectly !! :-)
Well done. A good bit of lateral thinking.

>We here don't have time to go through all the OS config and try to
>find the flaw. Does anyone have an idea of what can be the cause of
>this problem?
>>Had a look at the attached httpd.conf and could not see anything wrong
>>apart from the last part where CÚlio Cidral Junior had the
>>SVNPath line.
>>If I recall correctly the Subversion docs on this stipulate the need for
>>an absolute/path/to/repository here.
>>and for a windows box the separators need to be \
>>So my file on an NT4.0 box has:-
>> SVNParentPath D:\svn
>>The distinction between SVNParentPath and SVNPath had me confused so I
>>use the one shown because there are multiple repositories located there.
XP may be more strict on permissions to connect and have the svn code
run from the network You may have to edit the user permissions.
Not being an XP guru I will leave that to others.


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