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Re: [PATCH] Re: svn: Can't check path '/.svn/wc.db': Permission denied

From: Peter Samuelson <peter_at_p12n.org>
Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2010 10:04:09 -0600

[Stefan Sperling]
> Have you seen ^/subversion/branches/1.6.x-wc-ng-check-override ?
> I think that's the workaround you need. Log of the branch below.
> It's already nominated for backport, so if you like it, please vote :)

I hadn't seen it. Yes, this solves the problem - but I'm not sure this
'permission denied' should really require a workaround like

    export SVN_I_LOVE_CORRUPTED_WORKING_COPIES_SO_DISABLE_CHECK_FOR_WC_NG=yes

Jon, what's your opinion on Stefan's approach?

Peter

> On the 1.6.x-wc-ng-check-override branch:
>
> Allow overriding the check for WC-NG working copies in 1.6.x,
> by setting the environment variable
> SVN_I_LOVE_CORRUPTED_WORKING_COPIES_SO_DISABLE_CHECK_FOR_WC_NG to "yes".
>
> Make the test suite run all tests with this override enabled.
>
> This is useful when running the 1.6.x test suite in a working copy
> managed by a trunk svn client. Many tests fail to pass because of
> errors like:
> svn: The path 'svn-test-work/working_copies/some_tests-42'
> appears to be part of a Subversion 1.7 or greater working
> copy rooted at '/home/user/svn-1.6.x/subversion/tests/cmdline'.
>
> With this patch, all tests pass on my machine.
Received on 2010-02-18 17:04:46 CET

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