Subversion 1.6.6 stalls on Windows SSL servers

Asked by Jason R. Coombs on 2010-07-23

Last year, I encountered a problem with SlikSVN 1.6.6, a Windows subversion client, when connecting to Windows Subversion Servers running SSL: http://subversion.tigris.org/ds/viewMessage.do?dsForumId=1065&dsMessageId=2432256

It turns out the problem is with libneon 0.29.0 and was fixed in 0.29.1 (if I recall correctly).

By default, Ubuntu 10.4 installs subversion 1.6.6 and libneon 0.29.0 and experiences the problem. To replicate the problem, do the following:

sudo apt-get install subversion
svn ls https://svnbridge.svn.codeplex.com/svn/

You will get a listing, but then the process will stall for a long period of time (minutes) until the SSL connection times out. On other versions of libneon, SSL connections to Windows servers behave in a reasonable manner (no delays).

What's the appropriate work-around?

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2010-07-24
Hans Spaans (hspaans) said : #1

Please create a bugreport.

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