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RE: Method not allowed exception

From: Geoff Field <Geoff_Field_at_aapl.com.au>
Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2013 15:26:26 +1100

> From: Ben Reser
> On 11/17/13 2:12 PM, Geoff Field wrote:
> > Sorry for top-posting, but although Brane is right, he's
> not being as helpful as he could.
[snip]
> Your issue and the one he is having aren't similar at all.
>
> He was trying to do a checkout against a URL that isn't
> directed at Subversion.
> Subversion uses HTTP methods that normally aren't typically
> used by a web browser. As a result Apache HTTPD rejected the
> request by the Subversion client with a Method Not Allowed
> (405) error rather than a Not Found (404) error as he was
> expecting. This is normal behavior of Apache httpd (though
> perhaps we could improve our error message to help a user
> realize this probably means they're using the wrong URL or
> the server is misconfigured).
[snip]

I sit corrected.

Why am I not surprised that I got the wrong end of the stick? ;-)

Geoff

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