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Re: svnadmin dump/load issue with migrating repository

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-06-14 17:29:58 CEST

On Fri, 2004-06-11 at 10:17, Adalberto Castelo wrote:

> Then, as root, in server 1:
> # svnadmin dump ./repos1 > r1.dump
> Now, in server 2, as root:
> # svnadmin load ./repos2 --parent-dir r1 < r1.dump

Why are you running these dump/load commands as root? This will cause
the database files to be owned by root. Surely that's not what you

> svn: PROPFIND request failed on '/svn/repos2'
> svn: PROPFIND of '/svn/repos2': 500 Internal Server Error (https://
> server2.domain.com)

Did you look at the real error in the apache errorlog? It's probably a
permissions problem. Apache probably doesn't have permission to
read/write the database files anymore.

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