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Re: New user - Can't get Commit to work

From: Konstantin Kolinko <knst.kolinko_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 10 May 2009 22:59:49 +0400

2009/5/10 Nigel Corby <nigelcorby_at_yahoo.com>:
> Hi. I am a new user of Tortoise SVN, just installed it and it looks great. But, I'm having a problem getting SVN commit to work from the explorer menu.
> I've set up my repository on the D drive (windows xp system) under D:\svn\posweb\admin. When I try to commit a change using SVN commit from the explorer context menu I get the following:
> Unable to open an ra_local session to URL.
> Unable to open repository 'file:///svn/posweb/admin/trunk/product'.
> Same error as if you try to list from the svn command line but in the wrong drive (C:).
> Any help greatly appreciated, I'd love to get this working.
> Thanks, NC.
>

That file:// URL is certainly wrong. There should have been the drive
letter in it.

Looks like a bug, but if it is reproducible one will need a step-by-step
recipe to get it fixed.

Thus far:
1. What exactly version of TortoiseSVN you are using? Try with the latest one:
either with 1.5.9, or with 1.6.2 (that is being published right now,
http://sourceforge.net/projects/tortoisesvn
already has it)

2. Check repository URL of your working copy (WC).

Use "Properties" command in Windows Explorer for any folder or file
in your WC and look at the Subversion tab there.

http://tortoisesvn.net/docs/release/TortoiseSVN_en/tsvn-dug-propertypage.html#tsvn-dug-propertypage-dia-1

You can use the Relocate command to fix it, if it is wrong,

http://tortoisesvn.net/docs/release/TortoiseSVN_en/tsvn-dug-relocate.html#tsvn-dug-relocate-dia-1

3. I strongly advise you against using file:// protocol. Try learning
how to run svnserve. It is rather easy.

Though you will need to have subversion command-line server tools
installed in order to have the svnserve program.

http://svnbook.red-bean.com/nightly/en/svn.serverconfig.svnserve.html

Best regards,
Konstantin Kolinko

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