[Fwd: SVN Book]

Ben Collins-Sussman sussman at red-bean.com
Mon Dec 19 16:55:48 CST 2005

Actually, this is a known bug in "old" implementations of Windows
WebFolders, and Microsoft has a public patch posted for it.

On 12/19/05, C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato at red-bean.com> wrote:
> Forwarding some additional WebDAV setup hackery for review and possible
> inclusion in the book.
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Grant Johnson <grant at amadensor.com>
> To: "C. Michael Pilato" <cmpilato at red-bean.com>
> Date: Mon, 19 Dec 2005 10:25:39 -0500
> Subject: SVN Book
> I have an addition for Win XP and Web Folders.
> When using a specific port for Web Folders, the UI often presents the
> current folder as if it were a subfolder.   This can be opened, but
> actually keeps its original content, including itself, once again, as a
> subfolder.  This can make tree browsing very confusing.   If this
> happens, a workaround is:
> Create a web folder specifying the port.   Open the folder.   Now, to
> the left in the sidebar, under the "Other Places" heading, an option to
> go to "Web Folders" should be there.   Select this, then from within the
> folder which is now open, use a right-click and a create new web
> folder.   This dialoge will allow you to create a web folder, and will
> not create a CIFS connection, even if you omit the port.   Create a new
> connection to your repository, omitting the port.   Now things work as
> expected.
> Argh!   KDE "just worked."
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