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Re: Updating Log Error

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Wed, 3 Sep 2008 17:57:55 +0100

2008/9/3 Maze, Jeffrey S. <JMaze_at_co.geauga.oh.us>:
> I'm certain this is probably something easy. But since I didn't setup
> the SVN repository in the first place, I haven't a clue where to look to
> resolve this and have had luck in the past from the people on this
> mailing list.
>
> Our repository is running on Apache SSL port 443; since IIS is using
> port 80. I'm certain it's an entry in the config file which is missing.
>
> Anyway, when we try to update an existing log entry, we receive the
> following error:
>
> DAV request failed; it's possible that the repository's
> pre-revprop-change hook either failed or is non-existant
> At least on property changed failed; repository is unchanged
> Error setting property 'log';
> Repository has not been enabled to accept revision propchanges;
> ask the administrator to create a pre-revprop-change hook

You need to do exactly what the error message tells you to. Changing
log messages is disabled by default in the repository. You need to set
up a pre-revprop-change hook in the repository itself (directly on the
server, you can't do this remotely). Look in the repository hooks
directory and you should see some hook templates. At the simplest
level you can create pre-revprop-change.bat with content

@exit 0

which will allow anyone to change any revision property. Look at the
templates to see how to restrict who can change revprops.

Simon

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Received on 2008-09-03 18:58:01 CEST

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