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Re: svn import with svnserve on Windows

From: stephen meechan <mgvk68_at_dsl.pipex.com>
Date: 2004-08-16 12:51:40 CEST

----- Original Message -----
From: "Suresh Govindachar" <sgovindachar@yahoo.com>
To: <users@subversion.tigris.org>
Sent: Monday, August 16, 2004 2:54 AM
Subject: svn import with svnserve on Windows

> stephen meechan wrote on 16 Aug 2004 02:14:24 +0100
>
> > try
> >
> > svnadmin create c:\tmp\testsvn
> >
> > then set repository access write permissions in
> > the conf directory, then
>
> So: the uncommented lines in:
> c:\tmp\testsvn\conf\svnserve.conf
> now are:
>
> [general]
> anon-access = read
> auth-access = write
>

yes, that's correct

> > svnserve -d -r c:\tmp\testsvn
> >
> > in another command prompt
> >
> > svn import c:\opt\vim\uwdist\tms svn://localhost -m "initial import
of stuff released as 1.12"
>
> By the way, on this Win98 machine with no user-name
> and password mechanism for logging in, how do I find
> out who svn.exe thinks is the user? And whoever it
> thinks is the user, what does it think is that user's
> password?

there's also a password.conf files where you set the user names and
passwords, the instructions on how to set it are in the svnserve.conf file

> And specifically for the above import command:
> How does svn know to use anon-access?

when you import from the svn command will prompt for the username and
password

> > works for me.
>
> Didn't work for me; got error message:

Another answer says that Win98 doesn't work with that version of svn, so
you'll need to update to the latest, but you are closer to working.

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