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Re: Desperately Seeking Help

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Oct 2008 22:29:14 +0100

2008/10/15 alfred3x <alfred.ayache_at_gmail.com>:
> Hello all:
>
> I've spent most of today, and good chunk of yesterday on this, with a
> colleague helping as well. No closer to a resolution... There's
> Wit's End: I can see it clearly from here.
>
> We're trying to set up a new project on an existing repo. Chad (my
> colleague) setup the directories and permissions on the Linux box. I
> was able to checkout and update the project via TortoiseSVN. But when
> I tried committing it gakked on me with:
>
> Commit
> Commit failed (details follow):
> Can't create directory '/var/svn/content/db/transactions/520-1.txn':
> Permission denied
>
> But wait! It doesn't end there. You'd think this was a straight
> permissions issue, yes? Chad tweaked the perms, and I still couldn't
> get passed the commit. So, I went and did it from a Linux box, and it
> worked.

Don't put your repository on a network share and expect it to work.

http://tortoisesvn.tigris.org/faq.html#reponoserver

> Then I tried doing it from my Windows DOS box, and it said my svn
> client was out of date. So I updated it, first using the CollabNet
> binaries, then the SlikSVN bins. Now when I try doing a commit from
> the command line it says:
>
> svn: This client is too old to work with working copy 'C:\websites\btsc
> \wc'; please get a newer Subversion client
>
> :( Actually, it *used* to say it couldn't tunnel. But I just
> rebooted and now it's reverted to this.
>
> So, I tried updating my svn client, but I think all I goty was the
> server. Where can I get the command line client for Windows XP?

http://subversion.tigris.org/getting.html#windows

CollabNet has separate downloads for client and server. Make sure you
pick the right one.

> And how can I get passed this permission issue with TSVN?

Install a server.

Simon

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Received on 2008-10-15 23:29:27 CEST

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