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Re: 1.1.0rc2 - commit permissions prob (file: access/fsfs repos)

From: Francis Upton <francisu_at_ieee.org>
Date: 2004-08-25 18:58:35 CEST

Thanks, that fixed it :)

At 08:27 8/25/2004, Greg Hudson wrote:
> > I'm having trouble with file permissions when trying to commit. I'm
> > accessing the fsfs repository using the 'file:' url. My previous
> > commit was done by root.
>
>Short answer: as root, "chmod -R o-t /path/to/repository"
>
>Long answer: you've fallen prey to a bug in the APR shipped with
>recent versions of svn, which causes directories to be accidentally
>created with the sticky bit. Because the sticky bit is erroneously
>set on your FSFS repository, you're not allowed to overwrite files
>owned by other users, even though you have write access to the
>directory.
>
>svn 1.1.0-rc3 will ship with a workaround for the APR bug. In the
>meantime, it's not terribly hard to work around, since FSFS doesn't
>make new directories once the repository has been created.

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