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Re: svn: E000005: Can't check path '/net/.svn': Input/output error

From: Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com>
Date: Wed, 06 Nov 2013 18:21:17 -0800

On 11/06/2013 05:54 PM, Ben Reser wrote:
> On 11/6/13 5:15 PM, Blair Zajac wrote:
>> Using a MacPorts build of svn 1.8.4 on a 10.7.5 MacBook Air:
>>
>> $ uname -a
>> Darwin foo.example.com 11.4.2 Darwin Kernel Version 11.4.2: Thu Aug 23 16:25:48
>> PDT 2012; root:xnu-1699.32.7~1/RELEASE_X86_64 x86_64 i386 MacBookAir4,2 Darwin
>> $ cd /net/yum/blair
>> $ mkdir tmp
>> $ svn checkout -N http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/subversion/trunk
>> svn: E000005: Can't check path '/net/.svn': Input/output error
>>
>>
>> This looks related to NFS, as the MacBook Air will mount our NFS volumes:
>>
>> $ cat /etc/auto_master
>> #
>> # Automounter master map
>> #
>> /net /etc/auto.spi
>> /hosts /etc/auto.net
>>
>> /etc/auto.spi is a long shell script that does an LDAP lookup on the proper
>> server to mount and mount options to use.
>>
>> It looks like /etc/auto.spi does an 'exit 1' when the LDAP lookup for '.svn'
>> fails.
>>
>> $ /etc/auto.spi yum
>> -intr,soft,nodev,vers=3,tcp,bg\
>> foobar:/foo/vol0/yum
>> $ echo $?
>> 0
>>
>> $ /etc/auto.spi .svn
>> $ echo $?
>> 1
>>
>> Any ideas on how to best resolve this?
>
> I think you should talk to whoever wrote auto.spi.
>
> For what it's worth I use working copies on NFS as well (also on a MacBook Air
> with 10.7.5), however I mount them with the automatic NFS mounts feature of the
> Disk Utility application. I haven't had any issues doing this.

We have large numbers of different volumes with mount points coming and
going and hundreds of MacBook Airs, so the LDAP approach lets us
centralize this.

> It's not clear if you think there is a Subversion specific issue here but I
> don't see what it is if you do.

I'm wondering if its a regression with older versions of Subversion as
it walks up the tree to find a .svn directory.

Blair
Received on 2013-11-07 03:21:51 CET

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