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Re: Vista: Error creating .svn folders on checkout.

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-06-11 19:13:24 CEST

Nick Gilbert wrote:
>>> Error: can't create C:\inetpub\wwwroot\foobar\_svn\: Access is denied.
>> Check the mailing list: the same problem was reported just two days
>> ago :)
> So much for Google Desktop Search. It didn't find it :(
>> I'm guessing that you're using some 'old' XP partition where you have
>> your working copies still present?
> No - this is a brand new machine with nothing else on it except for VS
> 2005 and TSVN.
>> Even if not: you must give your user account full read/write access to
>> where you check out your working copy. The user who reported the same
>> problems could solve this by giving the user not just access to the
>> folder where he checked out but to the whole C drive.
> I'm in the administrators group so I already have write permissions to
> the whole of C: and I can create the folder manually myself. The problem
> seems to be that TortoiseSVN can't create any folders itself. Does it
> run as a different user? What else could be preventing TSVN from
> creating the _svn folders?

Seems to create system folders (hidden ones like the svn admin dirs) you
must have explicit rights. It might not be enough that the Admin group
has permissions - you as the user must have the rights on the drive too.


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Received on Mon Jun 11 19:13:34 2007

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