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Re: Newbie SSH setup problem

From: Gerard Samuel <svn_at_trini0.org>
Date: 2004-11-25 21:31:45 CET

Gerard Samuel wrote:

> Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
>
>>
>> On Nov 25, 2004, at 11:10 AM, Gerard Samuel wrote:
>>
>>> I have this in inetd.conf (but Im not sure if it applies to
>>> subversion ssh connections) ->
>>> svn stream tcp nowait/4/4 www
>>> /usr/local/bin/svnserve svnserve -i -r /source/svn
>>>
>>> My svnserve.conf file is totally commented out, so its running with
>>> its defaults.
>>> Both the local and remote machines has my login/password combination.
>>> I also get this error when I try it on the remote box with the
>>> repository on it.
>>> The repository is owned by www:svn, and Im part of the svn group.
>>> Any help with this would be appreciated.
>>> Thanks
>>>
>>> $ svn list svn://hivemind.trini0.org/trunk
>>> Makefile
>>> bar.c
>>> foo.c
>>
>>
>>
>> Great, this works as expected.
>>
>>
>>> $ svn list svn+ssh://hivemind.trini0.org/trunk
>>> Password:
>>> svn: No repository found in 'svn+ssh://hivemind.trini0.org/trunk'
>>>
>>
>> svn+ssh:// has nothing to do with inetd.conf. The svn client
>> launches a private svnserve process using ssh: "ssh
>> hivemind.trini0.org svnserve -t". Which means there's no -r switch
>> being passed to svnserve; you need to use an absolute path to the
>> repository: svn+ssh://hivemind.trini0.org/sources/svn/trunk
>>
>> This is all discussed in chapter 6.
>
>
>
> Makes sense.
> Unfortunately, Im getting a different error ->
> svn: Berkeley DB error while opening environment for filesystem
> /source/svn/db:
> Permission denied
>
> Im investigating this. If I get stuck, I'll post another message.
> Thanks

Ok. I changed the group permissions of the files under /source/svn/db
to rw, and it seems
to be working correctly now...

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