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Re: need help setting up svn+ssh://

From: Justin Johnson <justinjohnson_at_fastmail.fm>
Date: 2003-08-20 21:42:47 CEST

Another thing I noticed... the -r option doesn't appear to do anything
for svnserve. When I specified -r /usr/local/svn, I can still access a
repo in /usr/local. Perhaps the -r option is only valid when svnserve is
daemonized???

-Justin

On Wed, 20 Aug 2003 13:28:17 -0600, "Justin Johnson"
<justinjohnson@fastmail.fm> said:
> It appears to be a permission problem, with an extremely uninformative
> error message.
>
>
> [jjohn53_at_marmot jjohn53]$ svn co svn+ssh://marmot/usr/local/svn/repo1
> jjohn53@marmot's password:
> svn: Couldn't find a repository
> svn: No repository found in 'svn+ssh://marmot/usr/local/svn/repo1'
> [jjohn53@marmot jjohn53]$ svn co file:/usr/local/svn/repo1
> [jjohn53@marmot jjohn53]$ svn co file:/usr/local/svn/repo1 .
> svn: Bogus URL
> svn: `file:/usr/local/svn/repo1' does not appear to be a URL
> [jjohn53_at_marmot jjohn53]$ svn co file:///usr/local/svn/repo1 .
> svn: Couldn't open a repository.
> svn: Unable to open an ra_local session to URL
> svn: Unable to open repository 'file:///usr/local/svn/repo1'
> svn: Berkeley DB error
> svn: Berkeley DB error while opening environment for filesystem
> /usr/local/svn/repo1/db:
> Permission denied
>
>
> After running chmod -R 770 /usr/local/svn/repo1, everything worked fine.
>
>
> [jjohn53_at_marmot jjohn53]$ svn co file:///usr/local/svn/repo1 .
> Checked out revision 0.
> [jjohn53@marmot jjohn53]$
>
>
>
> On Tue, 19 Aug 2003 13:22:45 -0700, "Guido van Rossum" <guido@python.org>
> said:
> > I'm a newbie svn administrator. I have no desire to become an Apache
> > administrator, so I'd like to use svnserve. I've got the 0.26 svn
> > RPMs installed under Red Hat 9.
> >
> > I've successfully set up a svn repository. I configured svnserve to be
> > run by (x)inetd when a connection is made to port 3690. I created a
> > separate user 'subversion' and the svnserve process runs as this user.
> > I give the arguments "-r /home/subversion" to svnserve so I can use a
> > nice short url like svn://<host>/<repos> to check out from the
> > repository at /home/subversion/<repos>/.
> >
> > This works fine, and we've been checking into and out of it for a
> > couple of weeks. But this way, all checkins are anonymous.
> >
> > Reading the docs, I should be able to do (at least from a Unix client)
> >
> > svn co svn+ssh://<host>/home/subversion/<repos>
> >
> > To test this, I have added myself to the subversion group in
> > /etc/group; all the directories and files in the repository are group
> > writable and have user and group set to subversion. I am ssh'ing in
> > from the same host that is the server, because I've only got one Unix
> > host to test this with.
> >
> > But no matter what I try, I get the following error messages:
> >
> > svn: Couldn't find a repository
> > svn: No repository found in 'svn+ssh://<host>/home/subversion/<repos>'
> >
> > Where can I buy a clue?
> >
> > PS I'm not sure if I'm actually on this list; I sent a subscription
> > mail but didn't get a rseponse yet, so I'd appreciate being cc'ed on
> > responses. Thanks!
> >
> > --Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)
> >
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