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Re: svn access via http => propfind error

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2008c_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Fri, 26 Sep 2008 20:07:57 -0500

On Sep 26, 2008, at 19:18, Robert Dodier wrote:

> Hi, looks like I have a frequently asked question.
> However, I've trawled through old messages and so on
> without coming up with a solution. Hope someone can help.
> When I try any operation from a client, either on the same host
> or a different one, I get this error message from svn:
> svn: PROPFIND request failed on 'blah/blah/blah'
> svn: PROPFIND of 'blah/blah/blah': 405 Method Not Allowed (http://
> blah.com)
> access_log shows the PROPFIND request. error_log reports nothing.
> httpd is executed by user apache, and apache is a member of the
> group svn,
> and the repository files are all owned by root w/ group = svn, and
> they are
> group readable, except for 2 files which are owned by user apache.
> Dunno where to go from here. I'll post more info if someone can
> suggest
> something to look at. Thanks for your help.

Perhaps you have a proxy in the way that is blocking the more unusual
http methods, such as PROPFIND. If you cannot fix or remove that
proxy, you could switch to using https instead of http; proxies
cannot read the content of https packets because they're encrypted so
they cannot interfere.

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Received on 2008-09-27 03:13:00 CEST

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