[knowledgeforge-user] Issues with svn and knowledgeforge
rufus.pollock at okfn.org
Fri Dec 19 09:16:49 GMT 2008
Interesting fact is that you are using svn >= 1.5. It is on machines
with svn client >= 1.5 that I have had issues (while no issues where
svn < 1.5 ...).
I will keep investigating but difficult as I can't find anything very
useful about this error via search engines ...
On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 11:41 AM, XXX wrote:
> Hello Rufus,
> Becka here (I'd asked Julian to try to sort out the uploading for me). It
> used to work fine for me - I think the last time I used it was October or so
> - and then, mysteriously, it has stopped working yet as far as I know I
> haven't changed/upgraded anything.
> Julian says he can't get files to commit either and I think he's on a
> different system.
> However someone else that I'm sharing data with is still managing to upload
> so it's all rather odd.
> In case it helps, this is the SVN version info I have:
> TortoiseSVN 1.5.4, Build 14259 - 32 Bit , 2008/10/11 08:23:13
> Subversion 1.5.3,
> apr 1.2.12
> apr-utils 1.2.12
> berkeley db 4.4.20
> neon 0.28.3
> OpenSSL 0.9.8i 15 Sep 2008
> zlib 1.2.3
> -----Original Message-----
> From: knowledgeforge-user-bounces at lists.okfn.org on behalf of Rufus Pollock
> Sent: Thu 18/12/2008 11:26
> To: Julian Todd
> Cc: knowledgeforge-user at lists.okfn.org
> Subject: [knowledgeforge-user] Issues with svn and knowledgeforge
> Dear Julian,
> Sorry for delay in responding which resulted from my investigating this
> I had already been encountering similar error on one particular
> machine on which there are svn checkouts but had thought it was an
> issue with that machine. What I know so far from my own experiences:
> 1. As you say it seems only to related to adding files not committing
> changes to existing files.
> 2. Looking at the server logs I see errors like:
> (2)No such file or directory: Multi-author commits not supported. [501, #0]
> 3. This error does *not* occur on all client machines.
> Extensive googling re. 2 has not turned up any very useful info.
> However, one thing I would note is that the machines where I have
> issues is running svn client 1.5.1 while the server is running svn
> v1.4.2. Perhaps there is a problem here ...
> This is clearly very annoying but at the present I don't know what to
> suggest other than to check your svn client and perhaps downgrade. Any
> better suggestions welcome.
> On 16/12/08 15:00, Julian Todd wrote:
>> Problem with adding new files and checking them in on the svn to
>> Command: Commit
>> Error: Commit failed (details follow):
>> Error: Server sent unexpected return value (501 Method Not Implemented) in
>> response to
>> Error: PROPFIND request for
>> I can check out. I can alter files and check them in. I can't add a new
>> and check it in. Any ideas?
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