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Re: Desperately Seeking Help

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Oct 2008 19:47:22 -0400

On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 18:32, alfred3x <alfred.ayache_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Never mind, guys, changed the permissions to 777 and it's all good
> now.

That's not a solution. That's avoiding the root of the issue, and
opening yourself up to more risk. Install a real server.

> I have to get a beer: my brain is fried.
>
> - AAA
>
>
>
> On Oct 15, 3:24 pm, alfred3x <alfred.aya..._at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> 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.
>>
>> 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 client was out of date.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?
>>
>> And how can I get passed this permission issue with TSVN?
>>
>> Thanks for your help!
>>
>> - AAA
>>
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