I have not said how it was sorted out, Just by doing the steps A & B in the
transcript below, SVN started to show all the log messages old and new.
Thanks and Regards
On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 2:11 AM, Konstantin Kolinko
> 2008/10/11 Anto Marky <markysvn_at_gmail.com>:
> > On Sat, Oct 11, 2008 at 4:30 PM, Konstantin Kolinko <
> > wrote:
> >> 2008/10/11 Anto Marky <markysvn_at_gmail.com>:
> >> >
> >> > I have earlier posted this problem a week ago, still not able to sort
> >> > it.I
> >> > get an error "svn: Item is not readable" when check for svn log from
> >> > CLI
> >> > and from TSVN i get a message like " offline for now, Permanently
> >> > offline
> >> > and Don't go offline" when I click Don't go offline, it asks fro the
> >> > user name and pssword when I give the username and password it again
> >> > asks to
> >> > select the above three.I again select Don't go offline it gives a TSVN
> >> > message subversion/libsvn_repos/log.c.
> >> >
> >> By googling I found the following page that mentions the message:
> >> It says:
> >> "(...) uses the log command of subversion to decide if something changed
> >> in the repository, (..). Unfortunatly, this subversion command fails
> >> with a message
> >> "Item is not readable" if you didn't provide read access to the root for
> >> anyone in the authz file."
> >> I do not 100% agree with all that is written there, but at least it
> >> gives you a direction
> >> where to look: check the access rights.
> >> Best regards,
> >> Konstantin Kolinko
> > Hi Konstantin,
> > this my authz file do you find anything wrong?
> > ### This file is an example authorization file for svnserve.
> > ### Its format is identical to that of mod_authz_svn authorization
> > ### files.
> > ### As shown below each section defines authorizations for the path and
> > ### (optional) repository specified by the section name.
> > ### The authorizations follow. An authorization line can refer to:
> > ### - a single user,
> > ### - a group of users defined in a special [groups] section,
> > ### - an alias defined in a special [aliases] section,
> > ### - all authenticated users, using the '$authenticated' token,
> > ### - only anonymous users, using the '$anonymous' token,
> > ### - anyone, using the '*' wildcard.
> > ###
> > ### A match can be inverted by prefixing the rule with '~'. Rules can
> > ### grant read ('r') access, read-write ('rw') access, or no access
> > ### ('').
> > [aliases]
> > # joe = /C=XZ/ST=Dessert/L=Snake City/O=Snake Oil, Ltd./OU=Research
> > Institute/CN=Joe Average
> > [groups]
> > # harry_and_sally = harry,sally
> > # harry_sally_and_joe = harry,sally,&joe
> > # [/foo/bar]
> > # harry = rw
> > # &joe = r
> > # * =
> > [/]
> > # @harry_and_sally = rw
> > sam = rw
> > bob = rw
> > xavier = rw
> > abdul = rw
> > raja = rw
> > praveena = rw
> > remeshan = rw
> > Thanks
> > Marky
> From your other messages I see that you are using svn://
> What is the contents of your svnserve.conf file?
> I am able to reproduce your error with the following scenario:
> 1. svnserve.conf contains
> # anon-access = read
> # auth-access = write
> anon-access = read
> auth-access = write
> 2. authz is as above, that is: only explicit users are mentioned, no
> rights are given to the anonymous
> 3. I am able to checkout from the repository (anonymously) and to
> add a file to it (authentication is required):
> svn commit --username sam --password rw --no-auth-cache -m "Adding
> text.txt" .
> 4. Svn log command displays the revision numbers, but no log messages:
> svn update --username sam --password rw --no-auth-cache
> At revision 1.
> svn log --username sam --password rw --no-auth-cache
> r1 | (no author) | (no date) | 1 line
> 5. And diagnosis / solution is the following:
> The issue is caused by inconsistency in configuration.
> The following two alternative changes (either of them) do solve the issue:
> Solution A):
> Add the following line to authz file:
> * = r
> thus confirming your decision to allow read-only access to anonymous.
> Solution B):
> Configure the following in svnserve.conf:
> anon-access = none
> thus always requiring authentication.
> In case anyone is interested, I am attaching a copy of repository that
> reproduces this issue.
> Reproduced using
> svn, version 1.5.3 (r33570)
> on Windows XP
> Best regards,
> Konstantin Kolinko
Received on 2008-10-15 07:45:14 CEST