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Re: SVN on fileshare - user cannot commit - cannot open file 'txn-current-lock'

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2011a_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Aug 2011 16:08:28 -0500

On Aug 29, 2011, at 14:42, this_thread wrote:

> I have several SVN repositories on an Windows network fileshare. The user has
> full control, read, write, and just about every other permission that can be
> added. When trying to commit he gets the error:
>
> Can't open file '//fileshare/svnrepos/projectname/db/txn-current-lock':
> Permission denied
>
> It's being accessed via file:///, which I know is badbadterrible but I don't
> know how else to set it up given I am not an admin and this fileshare is all
> we have available.
>
> I've dug around a bit and been told I need to be using snvserve, but we
> don't have svnserve running on the remote share. I can try executing it from
> my machine but it just hangs, never prints anything. I can't install or
> really do much to the remote machine.
>
> I know it would be better to have this on an svn server, but to get this up
> and running in the mean time, what do I need to look at? (And ideally, how
> could I get an svnserver going? Would I need to talk to some of the admins
> that take care of that share?) Short term just getting it to where he can
> commit now, long term being the svnserver..

You need a server running svnserve, or apache with mod_dav_svn. Don't pursue doing this with a normal file server.
Received on 2011-08-29 23:09:12 CEST

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