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Re: svnsync "207 Multi-Status" failure with http access method and property "svn:"

From: Kylo Ginsberg <kylo_at_kylo.net>
Date: Mon, 4 Jan 2010 08:36:32 -0800

Self-bump and post to dev list also. Posting 2 days before Christmas
seems to be a bad way to get a response ... ;>

On Wed, Dec 23, 2009 at 1:13 PM, Kylo Ginsberg <kylo_at_kylo.net> wrote:
> Preparatory to setting up a proxy server, I'm trying to svnsync a
> repository from 1.6.6 server to another 1.6.6 server (both x86_64
> linux, one Fedora 7, one Fedora 12).  Some user somehow managed to
> create a property "svn:" on a file and the svnsync fails like so:
>
> Transmitting file data .svnsync: At least one property change failed;
> repository is unchanged
> svnsync: PROPPATCH of
> '/svn-proxy-sync/!svn/wrk/82bb957d-3816-45ed-a262-dadb63d80787/users/jwhiteman/python/cfg/CFG.xml':
> 207 Multi-Status (http://hood)
>
> I'm able to reproduce (what I assume is) the same problem without svnsync:
> 1) create a repo, with both svn and http access methods
> 2) via svn access method create a file, set an "svn:" property, and
> commit it, e.g.
>  svn co svn://snow/test test
>  cd test/
>  echo foo > foo.txt
>  svn add foo.txt
>  svn ps svn: asdf foo.txt
>  svn ci -m testing
> 3) now try to access it via http:
>> svn pl http://snow/test/foo.txt
> svn: PROPFIND of '/test/!svn/bc/1/foo.txt': 207 Multi-Status (http://snow)
>
> So two questions here:
> 1) Is this a known issue? (I didn't see it in the bug db.)  If not,
> can I get a second nomination that this is a bug?  (If someone can
> point me in the right direction, and if this is likely to be a
> somewhat surgical fix, I'd be happy to attempt a patch.)
> 2) Any recommendations on how to proceed?  For the initial sync of
> repos I can probably force the issue by svnsync'ing via the svn access
> method, but I don't think this will work once I set up write-through
> proxying.
>
> Thanks!
> Kylo
>
Received on 2010-01-04 17:37:08 CET

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