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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?
>
>Celio
>
>
>
>>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.
>>
>>Peter
>>
>>
>>
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.

Peter

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