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Re: Relocate, permissions problem

From: Julien Nigay <killergege_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-08-16 14:40:28 CEST

On 8/16/07, Bjørnar Skinnes <bskinnes@broadpark.no> wrote:
>
> A user with these permissions:
> [MYREPO:/]
> aaa =
> [MYREPO:/trunk/src/something]
> aaa = rw
>
> We dumped old repository, loaded into new repository with new name on
> new server, and
> user "aaa" now needs to relocate his working copy of /trunk/something.
>
> this user already checked out the
> https://oldserver/svn/oldrepo/trunk/something
> then he should be able to perform a relocate to
> https://NEWSERVER/svn/MYREPO/trunk/something
> but this is NOT happening with current permissions, giving only error
> message:
> PROPFIND request failed on "/svn/MYREPO"
> PROPFIND of '/svn/MYREPO': 403 Forbidden (https://newserver)
>
> When I updated perm. to:
> [MYREPO:/]
> aaa = r
>
> ... the relocate worked.
>
>

Stefan already answered :

>That's expected. Subversion reads the repository root when relocating.
>If that fails, it can't read the repository uuid and therefore doesn't
>know whether the new URL points to the same repository or not. So it
>fails.
>If you like to have this changed, you need to ask for this on the
>Subversion mailing list.
>
>Stefan
Received on Thu Aug 16 20:04:31 2007

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