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Re: .subversion config dir

From: Maarten van der Veen <mjvdveen_at_ai.rug.nl>
Date: 2005-05-05 03:42:30 CEST

So, why then no such directory is created when I run svn through the
browser with user nobody? Obviously this user doesn't have a home
directory, but I get the message that the user cannot
access /root/.subversion/ which seems strange to me.

On Thu, 2005-05-05 at 01:06 +0100, Dick Davies wrote:
> * Maarten van der Veen <mjvdveen@ai.rug.nl> [0501 01:01]:
> > Since version 1.2.0RC2 I start running into problems with
> > the .subversion config dir. On two of my machines, doing a ./configure -
> > > make -> make install writes an /root/.subversion/ directory, which is
> > then not readable for any other user than root.
> > On one other machine, the /root/.subversion/ directory is not written at
> > all, and doesn't seem to be in any other location? Is this directory
> > created by "svnadmin create"?
> >
> > Why is there no --config-dir parameter for the configure command so to
> > yourself where to place this config directory?
>
> that's a per-user client side directory. you probably got it by running
> svn as root. if you run it as yourself, you'll get your own in ~/.subversion.
>

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