[wp-hackers] Re: SVN OK?

Scot Hacker shacker at birdhouse.org
Wed Sep 3 17:32:58 GMT 2008

> Date: Tue, 2 Sep 2008 18:24:19 -0500
> From: Barry Abrahamson <barry at automattic.com>

> On Sep 2, 2008, at 5:51 PM, Scot Hacker wrote:
>> Trying to run my usual wp-mass-upgrade shell script, which is an svn
>> wrapper I use to manage dozens of WP installations, and getting this:
>> svn: PROPFIND request failed on '/wordpress/tags/2.5.1'
>> svn: PROPFIND of '/wordpress/tags/2.5.1': could not connect to
>> server (http://svn.automattic.com)
>> Yet this is responding fine through a browser:
>> http://svn.automattic.com/wordpress/tags/
>> Theories? Thanks.
> I am unable to replicate the issue, so I would suspect a communication
> problem (network maybe?) between the place where you are running the
> command and the Automattic SVN server.  Are you running the upgrade
> script from the same place you are viewing the content in your  
> browser?
> I would try running this from the same place you are running the
> script and see what happens:
> telnet svn.automattic.com 80

Strange, it's working fine today, though nothing has changed wrt: the  
firewall on the server it's running from. Chalk it up to a fluke.


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