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Re: need help with this.. snv commit etc.

From: Mikko Ruohola <polarfox_at_mail.verkkotieto.com>
Date: 2003-08-19 12:51:18 CEST

On Tue, 19 Aug 2003, Michael Wood wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 19, 2003 at 10:49:23AM +0300, Mikko Ruohola wrote:
> > we have kind of a wierd enviroment.
> >
> > problem:
> > not owner of files in .svn
> >
> > when:
> > multiple users commit from save workdir.
> > any workarounds?
> >
> > this is because we make php software that can only be run on server, not
> > on workstations... hard to explain... but does anyone have any ideas?
> Please provide more information about what you are doing and what the
> problem is. Do you mean that you have different users sharing one
> working copy? Subversion is not designed with this in mind. If more
> that one Subversion command is running on the same working copy at the
> same time, they will fall over each other, because of the working copy
> locks.
> If you can ensure that only one person is actually working in the
> working copy at a time, then I suppose it should work, as long as the
> files are all still accessible to all users. You might have to have a
> wrapper for svn that sets the umask appropriately. Not sure if this
> would be enough, though.
problem is that some files in .svn directory(I think text-base or
something like that) are read-only, and svn commit tries to do something
to them. there is no problem with svn running same time, just "not owner"

svn: Commit succeeded, but other errors follow:
svn: Problem running log
svn: Error bumping revisions post-commit (details follow):
svn: in directory '/opt/apache/htdocs/svnt'
svn: start_handler: error processing command 'committed' in
svn: error replacing text-base: ChangeLog
svn: Not owner
svn: svn_io_set_file_executable: failed to change executability of file

well I'll bet that tells you more than me! :( lousy explainer :)

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