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Re: [TSVN] Svn command line works, Tortoisesvn fails

From: Simon Large <simon_at_skirridsystems.co.uk>
Date: 2005-09-27 11:45:04 CEST

Luke Tymowski wrote:
> When I commit a change using the svn command-line tool, it works. I
> can query the repository for a log of changes etc, and everything is
> fine. But when I try to use Tortoisesvn to commit a change I get the
> following error:
> Commit failed (details follow):
> Unable to open an ra_local session to URL
> Unable to open repository 'file:/// etc etc'

Can you fill in the etc etc and give us the full URL you are using.

> If I use Tortoisesvn to issue any command, it fails. But Tortoisesvn
> does show the correct status of folders and files.

Presumably Check for modifications works ok until you ask it to check
the repository?

> I'm using the latest stable version of Subversion.
> I'm using the latest nightly build of Tortoisesvn (tried the lastest
> stable version first but it failed so I tried the nightly build).
> I'm using fsfs (tried BDB first but it had the same issues so I tried
> again using fsfs).
> I'm using Windows XP (I've turned off the firewall - this should not
> have any effect whether it's on or off).

Correct. It shouldn't make any difference for file:/// access

> Subversion and Tortoisesvn are being run on the same machine.

Sounds like you are doing all the right things. That error typically
occurs when the URL is wrong, so we need to know exactly what the URL is.


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Received on Tue Sep 27 11:45:09 2005

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