[Help-gnutls] Re: Strange problem with SVN and mod_gnutls

Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos nmav at gnutls.org
Sat Jun 13 09:38:43 CEST 2009

Tobias Gruetzmacher wrote:
> Hi,
> On Tue, Jun 09, 2009 at 09:34:14AM +0200, Simon Josefsson wrote:
>> Tobias Gruetzmacher <tobias-lists at 23.gs> writes:
>>> svn: OPTIONS of 'https://XXX/svn': Could not read chunk size: SSL error:
>>> Too many empty record packets have been received. (https://XXX)
>>> The only workaround I have found so far: Switching the Subversion client
>>> to libserf, which is linked against OpenSSL... But I don't like that
>>> solution, since I don't want to instruct every user to change his client
>>> config... Is there anything I can do on the server side?
>> Interesting!
>> I wonder what triggers the empty packets.  Can you enable GnuTLS
>> debugging in the client and post the debug log?
> I build libneon with some debugging instructions and put the resulting
> log on my server: http://23.gs/svn-gnutls-debug.log ...


For some reason the server sends some packets without any contents and
the client believes that this is a denial of service. Is there some
application that produces those packets or this is just a file transfer?


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