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RE: NOT RESOLVED: SVN copy that worked in 1.8.0 now fails with (424 FailedDependency)

From: Geoff Field <Geoff_Field_at_aapl.com.au>
Date: Fri, 8 Nov 2013 17:10:47 +1100

> From: Ben Reser
> Sent: Friday, 8 November 2013 16:55 PM
> On 11/7/13 6:37 PM, Geoff Field wrote:
> > I'm just trying to bump the priority again, given our circumstances.
> Consider it bumped. :)

Thanks Ben. I noticed your post on the matter.

> > So is it just mod_dav*.so that's affected?
> Correct, this is only applicable to DAV. You won't see this
> problem if you're using svnserve and it doesn't impact things
> that aren't DAV related with respect to httpd. In practice
> this makes it generally specific to Subversion.

Understood. In our case, SVN is the entire reason we have Apache running at all. Our IT Department really favours the MS "solution".

> Though I'm sure there's some people out there using
> mod_dav_fs (presumably those people are the ones that wanted
> the fix that triggered several problems for us).
> > I agree. Breaking/releasing locks is NOT a resolution.
> Applying patches (or patched software) is. Is there an easy
> way to apply a patch on a Windows server with limited drive
> space for extra tools such as compilers?
> Building httpd on Windows is unfortunately not easy at this
> time.

I suspected as much. Oh well.

> I'd suggest going with a binary produced by one of the
> vendors. I think several have already patched. Mark
> mentioned that Collab.Net's packages are patched.

I've downloaded those, too, but the installation hasn't "taken" yet. I'll have to edit the httpd.conf a bit more carefully to make things work with it. (At present, I'm getting an error 1, which I'm sure is due to a misconfiguration. I'll RTFM before posting any more about that. Quite likely, I should have tried the vanilla install first, then modified to suit.)

> Maybe one
> of the other providers will chime in here that there's are
> patched as well.
> Putting my own corporate hat on for a moment here. WANdisco
> binaries that come with httpd should be patched as well. I
> need to ask the individual that builds them to verify for
> sure. If you find that they are not let me know and I'll see
> that this changes. You can find the WANdisco binaries here
> for free download:
> http://www.wandisco.com/subversion/download


I've downloaded the WanDisco version and I'll try the installation on Monday. (It's past home time on a Friday here in South-Eastern Australia.) If the WanDisco binary works better for me, I will probably not do any more work on the Collabnet update. Either way, I'll let you know.



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