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While writing tests for the eZ Components Webdav component I stumbled over an issue with Konqueror 3.5.9. While we have working tests for the PUT request (uploading files) for version 3.5.7, this request type did not work with my recent Konqueror installation. Some debugging and request dumping in Lighttpd later I was quite sure that Konqueror was the issue.

I'm neither a C(++) guy, nor do I use KDE. Therefore I joined #kde-devel on Freenode to see, if anyone there would be willing to support me in my bug tracking. After a rough description I instandly got feedback on the essential points I needed: Where in the code to look for the issue (it's kdelibs/kioslave/http), what the correct SVN revisions for the 3.5.7 and 3.5.9 tags are and how I can easily try if the issue resides in the supposed code area.

Some kdelibs compile later I could verify that the issue came from the kioslave http module. While I could not really see the issue in the diff from 3.5.7 to 3.5.9 myself, again some people in the IRC channel instantly helped me and we found the problem together within minutes. A patch was created within minutes and I hope my bug report for Konqueror will be closed soonish.

In this sense: Thanks KDE people! That was really good support! :)

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