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From Kenneth Russell <>
Subject Re: 207 Multi-Status error checking out WebKit repository on Windows
Date Thu, 06 Jan 2011 18:30:53 GMT
On Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 5:29 PM, Blair Zajac <> wrote:
> On 12/25/10 5:42 PM, Kenneth Russell wrote:
>> Hello,
>> The WebKit project uses Subversion for version control and we are
>> facing a problem with fresh checkouts of the repository on Windows
>> with Subversion 1.6.6 (as well as earlier versions -- I've also tried
>> 1.6.1). The reported error is with a specific file:
>> svn: PROPFIND of
>> '/repository/webkit/!svn/bc/19963/trunk/LayoutTests/fast/xpath/4XPath/Core/test.js':
>> 207 Multi-Status (
>> The WebKit project maintainers aren't sure what changed with this
>> particular file to cause this error to start occurring. I was only
>> able to get past it by copying the .svn directory for this
>> subdirectory from another Windows machine (where the checkout predated
>> the problematic changes to this file) and then continuing the
>> checkout.
>> Is this a known issue? Can you reproduce it by checking out the
>> repository (see with the
>> current (non-Cygwin) Subversion binaries?
> If you try with an https URL, do you see the same issue?  That will avoid
> any networking issues you may be running into.

Thanks for the suggestion. I was able to successfully check out the
WebKit repository on Windows with Subversion 1.6.6 from the https URL.
I haven't yet re-tried checking out from the http URL to confirm the
207 Multi-Status error was 100% reproducible on this machine.


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