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Re: Permission issue while using network drive on Linux

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 31 Mar 2011 12:17:23 +0100

On 31 March 2011 12:02, Vishal <vadhavania_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I am using TortoiseSVN 1.6.15 for my project. The scenario is as below:
> One of the WC is located on a network drive which is accessed by windows and
> Linux both. This is necessary because, some of our tools are running on
> Linux while others on windows.
> When one of the users (say aaa) perform update on the WC of network drive,
> the permission of file "entries" under folder ".svn" becomes read only for
> all other users.
> Hence if another user (say bbb) tries to perform update on the same WC, the
> update is not allowed. Error: Can't set file '********\.svn\entries
> Error: read-write: Access is denied.
> User aaa needs give write permission to file "entries" and then only someone
> else is able to update.

Why are you sharing a working copy? I can understand the need to have
the same WC accessed from Windows and Linux, but doesn't sharing
between different users defeat the whole purpose of version control?

For other information about getting SAMBA shares to work, please look
in the FAQ on our website.


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