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Re: Repo on USB - But Drive Letter Changes!

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-06-18 22:48:48 CEST

On 6/18/07, David Gardner <jgg.lists@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 6/18/07, Andy Levy <andy.levy@gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 6/18/07, David Gardner <jgg.lists@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > On 6/18/07, Andy Levy <andy.levy@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > On 6/18/07, David Gardner <jgg.lists@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > > On 6/18/07, Andy Levy <andy.levy@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > > > On 6/18/07, David Gardner <jgg.lists@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > > > > I did find ApacheMobile and installed it on my USB drive. Apparently,
> > > > > > > you can have a nice little web server running on your USB!
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > But the server won't run. I'm going to have to find some support on
> > > > > > > it. I'm sure there's a little setting I need to tweak.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Maybe this would give me an IP like "127.0.0.1:81" that I could use as
> > > > > > > my repo source. But if this falls through, I love that RELOCATE
> > > > > > > option.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > IIRC you need an absolute path in your httpd.conf to point SVNPath at,
> > > > > > so you'd have to edit that file each time your drive letter changes.
> > > > >
> > > > > Actually, I got it running. The path in that very config file was
> > > > > "/wwwroot" and I had to change it to
> > > > > "/rootfolderonUSBdrive/folder/wwwroot" instead. But as you can see,
> > > > > no drive letter was required. So it's working fine.
> > > > >
> > > > > I also had to change the Port number from 80, because i have IIS
> > > > > listening to that one.
> > > > >
> > > > > Now I guess I need to figure out a way to get svnserve on it and running, right?
> > > >
> > > > Why do you need both svnserve and Apache?
> > >
> > > I guess because I don't know what I'm doing. I didn't know they were
> > > redundant. If I have Apache running, how can I make it work?
> >
> > svnserve and Apache are independent.
> >
> > That would depend on what's causing it to "not work." You said above
> > "it's working fine" so I think it was a fair assumption that you're
> > now successfully serving your repository via HTTP.
>
> That was my assumption too.
> But when I try to checkout from my repo, I get this error:
> ""Error: PROPFIND request failed on '/repo/foobar' ""
>
> "foobar" is the repository.
>
> the url I tried to checkout from was:
> http://127.0.0.1:81/repo/foobar/
>
> FYI: /repo/ is an alias that points to a location out of the web
> root. But, I can go to that address in a browser and i can see the
> contents, so I know that it's working right.

Then either your Apache configuration is still wrong, or there's a
firewall blocking the WebDAV request.

Either way, this isn't a TSVN issue but rather Subversion server setup.

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Received on Mon Jun 18 22:48:44 2007

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