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From Leo Simons <m...@leosimons.com>
Subject Re: Subversion problems?
Date Tue, 17 Jan 2006 17:16:30 GMT
On Tue, Jan 17, 2006 at 05:00:56PM -0000, el@eldiablo.co.uk wrote:
> Hi guys,
> 
> I've just tried updating my Harmony tree from Subversion, but I'm getting
> this error:
> 
> svn: SSL is not supported

This means your svn client was compiled without SSL support (or the webdav
lib that svn uses, neon, was compiled without SSL support).

> So then I decided to specifically look at Tim's instructions from
> yesterday for building the classlib snapshots, and so tried the following
> svn command:
> 
> svn checkout -r HEAD
> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/harmony/enhanced/classlib/trunk
> Harmony
> 
> However this resulted in the same error message...
> 
> I then tried doing a checkout without using SSL (just standard http) but
> it keeps hanging, occasionally quitting complaining of chunk errors or
> write locks :-(

a chunk error is likely a TCP/IP problem. Sounds like your connection to
the ASF svn server is a bit flakey. When you get a write lock error you
can run 'svn cleanup' on your local copy, then do 'svn up' of that copy
over and over again (running 'svn cleanup' several times perhaps, or rm -Rf
broken parts of the working copy) until you get everything.
 
> Now the problem could be at my end, and dare I say it the problem might
> just be I'm being stupid, but can someone just try updating their local
> tree or doing a checkout to see if there are any problems at the minute?

At

  http://monitoring.apache.org/status/

you can see whether any particular service is down. SVN has held up pretty
well over the last few weeks...Gems of info like this are at
http://www.apache.org/dev/ :-)

If the problem persists, you might want to consider trying to use svk for
maintaining your working copy:

 http://svk.elixus.org/

I've heard reports that its a little better at dealing with HTTP / TCP
worries.

cheers!

LSD


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