Forum OpenACS Development: Re: oacs-dav not working with NaviServer 4.99.8

Posted by Frank Bergmann on
Hi Gustaf,

Is there any way to fix oacs-dav?

Sometimes these types of issues are resolved quite quickly, if the base functionality still works... However, I'm not an expert on the NaviServer side...


Posted by Dave Bauer on

I recommend porting the oacs-dav package to use tdav which has better client support. It has not been looked at in 12 years but maybe it will help?

Sorry I don't have any resources to look into a bug I know it has worked with some WebDAV clients a few years ago but I haven't used in quite a while.

Posted by Gustaf Neumann on
The differences between ns_register_proc on AOLserver and NaviServer are well described on the man pages, there are several places in the OpenACS where both AOLserver and NaviServer are handled - so no one has to be a "NaviServer expert" (whatever this is).

However, when starting from a version that is already broken, then "getting WebDAV" to work is probably by far a larger project than it might look like at the first glance. If the WebDAV code was not touched since 10 years, it probably needs various more changes and a lot of testing to work well on today's OSes. Handling of WebDAV was traditionally quite different under windows as it was under Mac OS X or Linux. Such a project should be probably done by someone having Windows on his desktop.