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Re: "OPTIONS request failed" on commit

From: Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel_at_comcast.net>
Date: 2006-05-16 01:36:58 CEST

Jeff Jensen wrote:
> Quoting Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel@comcast.net>:
>> Jeff Jensen wrote:
>>> Thank you for the reply.
>>> I commented out that line so we have no authorization in place,
>>> restarted httpd, and the same problem occurs :-(.
>>> Quoting Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel@comcast.net>:
>>>> Jeff Jensen wrote:
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>> We temporarily setup svnserve for our new Subversion server (and
>>>>> it works :-), and now are trying to setup use through Apache. We
>>>>> have it partially working from remote (e.g. authentication,
>>>>> authorization, svn co, browser traversing), but cannot commit.
>>>>> Using:
>>>>> svn, version 1.1.4 (r13838)
>>>>> compiled Apr 5 2005, 05:18:28
>>>>> Apache/2.0.53
>>>>> We've been pulling our hair out Googling and searching this list's
>>>>> archives etc. (every thread starts to answer something, but then
>>>>> ends :-( I know there is some config error on our part. So far
>>>>> we have not determined what it is!
>>>>> Our best guess so far is there is/are another thing to config in
>>>>> httpd.conf, or something with our firewall/forwarding. For
>>>>> starters, we understand that the web-dav OPTIONS command is not
>>>>> working, but not sure how to get further/troubleshoot and diagnose
>>>>> why.
>>>>> The core issue to solve is this error:
>>>>> $ svn commit -m "the msg"
>>>>> svn: Commit failed (details follow):
>>>>> svn: OPTIONS request failed on '/svn/mndoc'
>>>>> svn: The OPTIONS request returned invalid XML in the response: XML
>>>>> parse error at line 1: no element found (/svn/mndoc)
>> Hmm. So svnserve works, and you've got a repository at /svn/mndoc?
>> What does a web browser show as present there?
> Yes, yes. Browser shows the dirs (e.g. tags, branches)! Clicking
> into them works. This is confusing for us because it partially works.

What does "svn status" say? Which files or directories are you *expecting*
to change, and what happens if you change them one at a time?

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