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Re: Permissions Problems--Help!

From: Jani Averbach <jaa_at_jaa.iki.fi>
Date: 2004-06-22 17:58:41 CEST

On 2004-06-22 11:23-0400, Aaron Davies wrote:
> OK, so I've got SVN, Apache, and BDB all compiled and running. I've
> set up my httpd.conf with the appropriate location block configuring
> the repository. My repository is in /var/subversion, and I've given
> ownership and group of that dir and all its contents to user & group
> www-data. I've configured Apache to run as that same user and group.
> Nonetheless, when I try to access the repository, it fails miserably.
> Apache does issue the auth challenge, which I pass, but I then get

> [Tue Jun 22 11:16:30 2004] [error] [client] (20014)Error
> string not specified yet: Berkeley DB error while opening environment
> for filesystem /var/subversion/db:\nPermission denied

You still have a permission problem. If you use multiple repository
access methods, read this:

Check that your 'www-data' user has also rights to create new files
under /var/subversion/db, and recheck all files and directories for
permissions once again (read-write-create), please.

BR, Jani

Jani Averbach
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