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Re: Problems using subversion on Fedora

From: Michael <mhauptma73_at_gmx.net>
Date: 2005-03-18 19:45:07 CET

Hi Bill,

I just managed to make it work after deleteing the repository and
creating it new.
I had done that before with no success, so it seems that the problem was
SeLinux.

Now I can go on investigating SVN.

Thanks a lot :-))

Miguel

Billy Shaw wrote:

> Hmm... if you could answer these qustions... might help me understand
> your environment a little bit better.
>
> question one: did you install everything (SVN and depenendencies)
> from Fedora RPM's provided by RedHat or did you install any of them
> from source?
>
> question two: Are you using suexec in your httpd.conf?
>
> question three: What did you add to your httpd.conf for SVN?
>
> Thanks!
> Billy-
>
> On Fri, 18 Mar 2005, Michael wrote:
>
>> Hi Bill,
>>
>> Thanks for that explanation.
>> I had SeLinux enabled and disabled it following your instructions,
>> but... nothing changed .-((
>>
>> Any other idea?
>> Does anybody know where to find description of SVN error-codes?
>>
>> Thanks .-))
>>
>> Miguel
>>
>> Billy Shaw wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> I would disable SELinux and try. I had lots of issues with various
>>> applications (apache comes to mind) with FC2 and FC3 until I
>>> disabled SELinux. I do not really require the extra securtiy
>>> provided on the hosts that gave me troubles. Remember, if you boot
>>> with SELinux disabled, any files created while it is disabled will
>>> not have SELinux context information.
>>>
>>> Check your status like this:
>>> /usr/sbin/sestatus -v
>>>
>>> If it is enabled, and you want to disable at runtime, then run
>>> /usr/sbin/setenforce 0. If this did not fix your issue, and you want
>>> to renable SELinux, then run /usr/sbin/setenforce 1.
>>>
>>> If you want to disable permenately...
>>>
>>> You can use the GUI:
>>> /usr/bin/system-config-securitylevel and select SELinux tab
>>> and make sure "enabled" is no selected.
>>>
>>> Or you can use command line:
>>> Edit /etc/sysconfig/selinux and set the
>>> SELINUX line to disabled:
>>> SELINUX=disabled
>>>
>>>
>>> Hope this helps.
>>> Billy-
>>>
>>> On Fri, 18 Mar 2005, Jason Taylor wrote:
>>>
>>>> Michael wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>
>>>>> I just installed SVN with Apache2 on Fedora Core 3 and just can't
>>>>> get it to work correctly.
>>>>>
>>>>> The log show the following messages:
>>>>>
>>>>> [Thu Mar 17 19:44:41 2005] [error] [client 192.168.0.41]
>>>>> (20014)Error string not specified yet: Berkeley DB error while
>>>>> opening environment for filesystem
>>>>> /usr/local/svnrepos/azaimage/db:\nPermission denied
>>>>> [Thu Mar 17 19:44:41 2005] [error] [client 192.168.0.41] Could not
>>>>> fetch resource information. [500, #0]
>>>>> [Thu Mar 17 19:44:41 2005] [error] [client 192.168.0.41] Could not
>>>>> open the requested SVN filesystem [500, #160029]
>>>>> [Thu Mar 17 19:44:41 2005] [error] [client 192.168.0.41] Could not
>>>>> open the requested SVN filesystem [500, #160029]
>>>>>
>>>>> I already revised permissions to be set to the user Apache is
>>>>> running under.
>>>>> I also tried setting the whole repository to CHMOD 777 and same
>>>>> error .-(
>>>>>
>>>>> Does anyone know what else could be the problem?
>>>>>
>>>>> TIA,
>>>>> Miguel
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> This looks suspiciously like the same problem I'm having, though
>>>> I'm using an fsfs backend. Sorry, but I haven't figured out how to
>>>> fix it yet either.
>>>>
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>>
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