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From "Paco Avila" <monk...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Does versioning work on WebDAV?
Date Tue, 29 Jul 2008 07:37:21 GMT
I've trying to make a CHECKOUT and the server return an error: 405 Method
Not Allowed. I use "cadaver" as WebDAV client.

On Tue, Jul 29, 2008 at 9:16 AM, Angela Schreiber <anchela@day.com> wrote:

> hi paco
>
>  How versioning works with WebDAV?
>>
>
> do you mean in general?
> -> http://www.webdav.org/specs/rfc3253.html
>
>  If I upload a file to Jackrabbit
>> repository using WebDAV, and edit it the document version is increased?
>>
>
> it depends... rfc3253 defines a property called 'DAV:auto-version'
> that is required with all version-controlled resources.
> http://www.webdav.org/specs/rfc3253.html#PROPERTY_auto-version
>
> depending on it's value, checkin/checkout is done automatically
> or needs to be called explicitelly by the client.
>
> the simple-server currently requires an explicit call to
> checkout-checkin i.e. it does not know any of the
> DAV:auto-version variants.
>
> and there is already an issue in jira asking for an
> improvement of this:
> http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/JCR-1348
>
> btw: in case your webdav-resource isn't a version-controlled
> resource yet (the underlying node is not mix:versionable), you
> may add version-control by a VERSION-CONTROL request.
> see:
> http://www.webdav.org/specs/rfc3253.html#METHOD_VERSION-CONTROL
>
> hope that helps
> angela
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