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From Saqib Ali <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] cannot write to mod_dav, locks cannot be queried?
Date Thu, 22 Jan 2004 16:50:35 GMT

Please run the litmus test ( ) and post
the results back on this mailing list


Saqib Ali
------------- <---- DocBook XML -> HTML Convertor

On Thu, 22 Jan 2004 wrote:

> Hello everyone,
> we experience some problems with mod_dav in httpd2.0.48. Whenever we try
> to
> publish a file, we find the following error message in the error_log:
> The locks could not be queried for verification against a possible "If:"
> header.
> We have tried several versions of httpd (2.0.44 works for us on some other
> machine,
> but 2.0.47-48 never do), and we have switched DBM libraries several times
> (from
> sdbm to ndbm to gdbm). The error remains the same.
> From some seemingly related messages found in some mailing list archives,
> we
> haven't been able to fix the problem. Since it doesn't really matter what
> type
> of client we use, it is difficult to argue that this was not an Apache
> problem.
> But we are clueless enough to not understand what causes it. The LockDB
> files are around, and are writeable by the Apache processes, the
> directories are
> readable, and allow/deny directives are currently as liberal as possible,
> everybody
> could modify the pages right now.
> Can someone shed some light what could be wrong with mod_dav, and how
> to fix this? Thanks in advance
>                                 Bruno Rohrer
> __
> CSS Versicherung
> Bruno Rohrer
> Rösslimattstrasse 40, CH-6002 Luzern

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