clone from URL

Matt Mackall mpm at
Tue Jun 14 09:55:08 CDT 2011

On Tue, 2011-06-14 at 07:25 -0700, norricorp wrote:
> Well looks like I do not know the cause.
> The errors in the apache error log were not fatal. After I had created a
> trust section in a .hgrc file in apaches home dir, they no longer appeared
> when I was either accessing the repsoitroy via a browser or cloning on the
> command line.
> But in the access_log of apache, on doing a clone, I get
> - - [14/Jun/2011:15:18:49 +0100] "GET
> /hg/p1?pairs=0000000000000000000000000000000000000000-0000000000000000000000000000000000000000&cmd=between
> HTTP/1.1" 401 470 "-" "mercurial/proto-1.0"
> - jnorris [14/Jun/2011:15:18:57 +0100] "GET
> /hg/p1?pairs=0000000000000000000000000000000000000000-0000000000000000000000000000000000000000&cmd=between
> HTTP/1.1" 404 12 "-" "mercurial/proto-1.0"
> The 404 is there but I have not a clue what that means.

It means 'not found'.

I suggest you compare/post the web server logs for a working access from
a browser and a failing access from a Mercurial client.

> My worry is that so far I have not done anything to abnormal.

..that you know of. There's no magic here, you've assuredly made a
mistake somewhere. That's no surprising: getting hgweb fully configured
is a puzzle with a bunch of confusing pieces: the script itself, Apache,
htaccess, SSL, file permissions, etc.

Mathematics is the supreme nostalgia of our time.

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