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Re: SVN :409 Conflict error while checkout

From: Philip Martin <philip.martin_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Mon, 06 Oct 2014 12:22:05 +0100

Ajith Vitharana <ajithn_at_wso2.com> writes:

> We are getting following SVN conflict issue intermittently in our system.

> svn: CHECKOUT of '/svn/xxx/!svn/ver/264/-1234/webapps': 409 Conflict (
> https://xxx.xxx.xxx)

> 1. Do we have any workaround to get rid of this issue permanently ?
> 2. Is this a bug in SVN 1.6 or SVN kit ?
> 3. If this a bug in some previous SVN version, is that fixed in any new
> version ?
> 4. Is this issue happens due to some SVN configuration issue ?

There is nothing to fix as this is simply a standard commit race bewteen
two users or processes. In this case CHECKOUT is an HTTP DAV method
that is part of a Subversion commit and the 409 error is the way the
server communicates that the client is out-of-date. The client getting
the 409 needs to update, possibly resolve conflicts, and retry the

Philip Martin | Subversion Committer
WANdisco // *Non-Stop Data*
Received on 2014-10-06 13:22:37 CEST

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