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Re: DAV-MIRROR

From: David Summers <david_at_summersoft.fay.ar.us>
Date: 2006-12-11 00:09:09 CET

On Sun, 10 Dec 2006, Justin Erenkrantz wrote:

> On 12/10/06, David Summers <david@summersoft.fay.ar.us> wrote:
>> I'm now trying to get the svnsync to work in such a situation and running
>> into a bit of a snag. When I try to run the "svnsync sync
>> https://dsum/repos/test" command on the slave (dsum), it asks me for
>> username/password on the slave server and then on the master server and
>> then it says:
>>
>> svnsync: DAV request failed; it's possible that the
>> repository's pre-revprop-change hook either failed or is non-existent
>> svnsync: At least one property change failed; repository is unchanged
>>
>> I'm thinking that the svnsync command is now also getting re-directed to
>> the master in a kind of "loop" where when I try
>> to svnsync the slave, it is now getting re-directed to the master to try
>> to run the svnsync there.
>>
>> I'm hoping I can just tweak my configuration on the master or slave and
>> fix this but am uncertain how to proceed.
>>
>> Any thoughts/suggestions/pointers?
>
> Note that you can't do any of the svnsync commands against the slaved
> WebDAV instance as when replay tries to make a commit, it'll just go
> back to the master. svnsync against a file:// URL would work, I guess.
> Or, setup an entirely separate Location (that isn't visible to your
> clients) that you can do the svnsync to.
>
> I haven't really sat through how svnsync would work; hence why the
> dump/load cycle in the email. I think svnsync would work, but I
> haven't tried.
>

I set up a separate Location (https://dsum/repos/test-sync/) pointing to
the same physical test repository:

$ svnsync sync https://dsum/repos/test-sync/
svnsync: Malformed URL for repository

OK, I'll see if I can try some other options.

Thanks.

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