[pypy-svn] r3138 - pypy/trunk/doc/devel

arigo at codespeak.net arigo at codespeak.net
Sat Mar 6 18:57:19 CET 2004

Author: arigo
Date: Sat Mar  6 18:57:18 2004
New Revision: 3138

Mention the ~/.subversion/servers file where we can select port 8080 for

Modified: pypy/trunk/doc/devel/howtosvn.txt
--- pypy/trunk/doc/devel/howtosvn.txt	(original)
+++ pypy/trunk/doc/devel/howtosvn.txt	Sat Mar  6 18:57:18 2004
@@ -61,6 +61,8 @@
   $ svn co http://codespeak.net/svn/pypy/trunk/src
   $ svn co http://codespeak.net/svn/pypy/trunk/doc
+If you are behind a dump proxy this may or may not work; see below.
 Once you've got the files checked out to your own system, you can use your favorite text editor to change to files. Be sure to read the coding-style_ and other documentation files before doing a lot of work on the source code. Before doing any work, make sure you're using the most recent update with::
   $ svn up
@@ -117,6 +119,18 @@
     last resort to fix it if you've got a totally messed up local copy.
     Use this if you see error messages about ``locked`` files that you can't fix otherwise.
+Circumventing proxies
+Some proxies don't let extended HTTP commands through.  If you have an error complaining about a bad request, you can ask subversion to use the alternate port 8080 to connect to codespeak.net by adding the following lines in a file ``~/.subversion/servers`` (on Unix at least)::
+    [groups]
+    codespeak = codespeak.net
+    [codespeak]
+    http-proxy-host = codespeak.net
+    http-proxy-port = 8080

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