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From Daniel Shahaf <>
Subject Re: svnsync "207 Multi-Status" failure with http access method and property "svn:"
Date Tue, 05 Jan 2010 19:22:09 GMT
Kylo Ginsberg wrote on Tue, 5 Jan 2010 at 08:28 -0800:
> So one bug/enhancement here is to improve client reporting when it
> encounters a 207.
> But back to the root of my original problem: I can create a "svn:"
> property via the svn access method without any errors which then
> results in errors when accessed via the http access method.  That
> seems like a bug, yes?  But is the problem that the svn access method
> *allows* this bogus property, or that http chokes on it?

The latter.  As far as libsvn_ra is concerned, property names can be any 
UTF-8 string (values can be any byte string).

> I'd be willing to look into a patch if someone more knowledgeable
> agrees on what the bug is and can provide some pointers on where to
> start.

I don't know mod_dav_svn at all, so I'll let someone else answer here.

> Kylo
> On Tue, Jan 5, 2010 at 5:53 AM, C. Michael Pilato <> wrote:
> > Sure.  Ideally, the client would be able to say, "I had trouble parsing the
> > XML in the response, namely this bit here:  <S:>asdf</S:>"
> >
> > Wanna dive in and look into a patch?
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