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Re: svn: PROPFIND request failed upon file add --HELP

From: Ernst Johannes <jernst+tigris.org_at_netmesh.us>
Date: 2005-09-01 19:54:26 CEST

On Sep 1, 2005, at 10:43, Frank Gruman wrote:

> Do you have more than one repository?

Yes.

> If not, change your Apache config from SVNParentPath to SVNPath.
> This should solve that problem. If you do have more than one
> repository, then using the above, you would have to follow your
> domain with the repository name.

Sorry, I would have to follow what where with what?

Notes (which may or may not clarify)
- the 'www.metamodel.com' in my path is just a directory name
(coincidentally the directory in which I keep the files for virtual
host www.metamodel.com)
- I think my path names are correct because other SVN operations work
just fine

>
> Regards,
> Frank
>
> Ernst Johannes wrote:
>
>
>> I'm at the end of my stick, and Google is of no help. I'm getting
>> the following error message, every time I try to add a new file
>> or rename an existing file:
>>
>> svn: PROPFIND request failed on '/websites/trunk/
>> www.metamodel.com/ INSTALL.txt'
>>
>> Of course, it can't do a PROPFIND, the file doesn't exist yet! So
>> what's wrong here?
>>
>> I doing this, for example:
>>
>> [jernst]$ svn info INSTALL
>> Path: INSTALL
>> Name: INSTALL
>> URL: <some-url starting with http:// ... edited>
>> Repository UUID: 34f2091e-d9fd-0310-bbcc-f5f6c5d413fd
>> Revision: 5
>> Node Kind: file
>> Schedule: normal
>> Last Changed Author: jernst
>> Last Changed Rev: 3
>> Last Changed Date: 2005-08-08 13:51:07 -0700 (Mon, 08 Aug 2005)
>> Text Last Updated: 2005-09-01 09:44:55 -0700 (Thu, 01 Sep 2005)
>> Properties Last Updated: 2005-09-01 09:44:55 -0700 (Thu, 01 Sep 2005)
>> Checksum: 3803b5613d4536a4af1c1e95964917c4
>>
>> [jernst]$ svn mv INSTALL INSTALL.txt
>> A INSTALL.txt
>> D INSTALL
>> [jernst]$ svn commit . -m 'add extension to INSTALL file'
>> Deleting www.metamodel.com/INSTALL
>> Adding www.metamodel.com/INSTALL.txt
>> svn: Commit failed (details follow):
>> svn: PROPFIND request failed on '/websites/trunk/
>> www.metamodel.com/ INSTALL.txt'
>> svn: Could not open the requested SVN filesystem
>>
>>
>> The apache error log says this, at the same time:
>>
>> [Thu Sep 01 10:05:24 2005] [error] [client 204.145.147.224]
>> (20014) Error string not specified yet: Can't open file '/data/svn/
>> error/ format': No such file or directory
>> [Thu Sep 01 10:05:24 2005] [error] [client 204.145.147.224] Could
>> not fetch resource information. [500, #0]
>> [Thu Sep 01 10:05:24 2005] [error] [client 204.145.147.224] Could
>> not open the requested SVN filesystem [500, #2]
>> [Thu Sep 01 10:05:24 2005] [error] [client 204.145.147.224] Could
>> not open the requested SVN filesystem [500, #2]
>>
>> There are some posts of mod_deflate prior to Apache 2.0.48
>> causing this, but I'm not running either. Otherwise I'm clueless
>> what those things might mean -- for example, I don't have a file /
>> data/svn/error/ format. In fact, I have no idea where it got the
>> directory /data/svn/ error from, because I don't have any
>> directory called 'error' anywhere.
>>
>> My apache config:
>>
>> <Location />
>> DAV svn
>> SVNParentPath /data/svn
>>
>> AuthType Basic
>> AuthName "SVN Realm"
>> AuthUserFile ...edited
>> AuthGroupFile ...edited
>> Require group ...edited
>> </Location>
>>
>>
>> This is RedHat, Kernel 2.4.21-32.0.1.ELsmp
>> Apache/2.0.54
>> svn, version 1.2.3 (r15833), downloaded and compiled fresh last
>> night.
>> This is a file-based repository, does not use Sleepycat
>> 1.2.1 behaved the same way I believe.
>>
>>
>> Your help, if any, is very much appreciated.
>>
>>
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