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Re: New User to Subversion

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-02-06 00:06:41 CET

"James Bowling" <james@youseenothing.com> writes:
> I am brand new to using Subversion and I have got everything setup properly,
> or at least I would believe I do. I am using Subversion to maintain a
> repository of websites that we are maintaining and so on. The only problem
> I am having is all of us can access one of the repos that I created with no
> problems but when we try to access this one particular repos we get this
> error:
> svn: Berkeley DB error while opening environment for filesystem
> /home/jbowling/svn/billyhomes.com/db:
> Permission denied
> Yet, this one was setup the exact same way as the others that are being
> accessed just fine. I have made sure that the permissions to the all the
> directories underneath billyhomes.com (inclusive) are set correctly and they
> seem to be but I am just stuck at this point and do not know where to go
> from here. Any help would be great or possibly a finger pointing in the
> right direction would be good also! Thanks in advance!

Sorry you're having problems. We'll need a lot more information, to
help you. Please see


for what sorts of information are useful. Summary: transcripts of
actual commands, 'ls -lR' output on relevant repositories, version
number of Subversion client and server, etc, etc.

Good luck,

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Received on Sun Feb 6 00:22:29 2005

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