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MS webfolder bug on COPY/MOVE

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 23 Oct 2001 10:22:28 +0200
To: <ietf-dav-versioning@w3.org>
Message-ID: <JIEGINCHMLABHJBIGKBCCEAHDFAA.julian.reschke@gmx.de>
During testing we found the following issue with the Microsoft webfolder
client (sent here so it is propertly archived):

Given a WebDAV collection mounted as:


a collection resource


and a member


Upon trying to move "file" into "collection", the MS webfolder client will
send the following request:

MOVE http://host/file HTTP/1.0
Host: lisa.greenbytes.de:8080
Destination: http://host/localdir/collection/file
Translate: f
Proxy-Connection: Keep-Alive
Content-Length: 0
Overwrite: F
Pragma: no-cache
Content-Language: en-us
User-Agent: Microsoft Data Access Internet Publishing Provider DAV
Accept-Language: de, en-us;q=0.2

So in the request URI, the path is wrong. Note that this only happens if the
webfolder client "thinks" that it's operating in the root of the mounted
namespace -- that is, if http://host is mounted instead of
http://host/localdir, the request URI will be correct.

Received on Tuesday, 23 October 2001 04:22:09 UTC

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