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Re: Samba Permissions

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-09-18 03:52:32 CEST

On 9/17/07, jif4am <jif4am@hotmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> I'm very new to TortoiseSVN, so forgive my lack of complete knowledge here.
> We have set up a repository on a Samba server, created two local sandboxes
> for two users. The creator of the repository is able to commit perfectly.
> However, anybody who is not the creator of the repository gets this error
> when trying to do a commit:
>
> Error: Can't set file '\\Samba_svr\oliver_test\Oliver\db\current'
> read-write: Access is denied.
>
> I have verified that we are able to read/write to the directory and
> "current" file through both linux and windows. We have full permissions, by
> doing a chmod, but still unable to do a commit by someone who did not create
> the repository.
>
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Set up a real Subversion server (svnserve or Apache). Don't use
file:/// access. Accessing a repository via network shares is, aside
from being tricky due to permissions (as you've found), troublesome
and above all dangerous.

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Received on Tue Sep 18 03:52:38 2007

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