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From Ben Reser <>
Subject Re: Segmentation fault in webdav after upgrading to 1.7 on CentOS - Need new ideas
Date Mon, 04 Nov 2013 04:37:05 GMT
On 11/3/13 4:02 PM, Erwin Hogeweg wrote:
> Thanks for the response. It looks like applying the patch solved the problem. I
> am able to connect to the repo again. Pfew.

Glad to help.  Something roughly equivalent to that patch will be included in
the next release.  So you shouldn't need that patch forever.

> I had to disable this mod_sec rule in order to make it work though:
> # allow request methods
> #    "phase:2,t:none,log,auditlog,status:501,msg:'Method is not allowed by
> policy', severity:'2',id:'960032',tag:'POLICY/METHOD_NOT_ALLOWED'"
> Do you have any thoughts (good/bad/ugly) on that? 

I've personally never used mod_security with Subversion so I can't make a very
definitive statement regarding it.

Subversion 1.8 clients use chunked http requests and older versions of
mod_security didn't allow chunked http requests.  So I'd at least recommend
that you make sure you have a recent version of it.

Other than that I don't have anything additional to add other than what Branko
already told you.

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