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Re: furstrated: repos/format permission denied error with apache

From: Frank Gruman <fgatwork_at_verizon.net>
Date: 2005-06-15 01:07:23 CEST

My 2 cents -

Make certain that the whole repository is read/writable by the user
running the Apache engine. If not, you won't be able to do anything.

Regards,
Frank

Ryan Schmidt wrote:

> On 14.06.2005, at 23:32, Amol Karnik wrote:
>
>> i just setup apache2.0 with mod_dav_svn and svn1.2
>> i configured apache by following the instructions according to the
>> svn online book at tigris.
>>
>> i keep getting the error :
>> [Tue Jun 14 16:18:09 2005] [error] [client 127.0.0.1] (20014)Error
>> string not specified yet: Can't open file '/var/svn/rep/mysource/
>> format': Permission denied
>>
>>
>> in the apache logs, whenever i try to access the repository.
>>
>> I have apache running as the user "svn" and my svn dir is owned by
>> the user and group "svn" The file permissions are fine.
>>
>> I think the svn book has forgotten some critical info needed to
>> configure apache, because so many people have had this problem.
>>
>> i'm running on redhat enterprise 4.0
>
>
> Is this the SELinux problem?
>
> http://subversion.tigris.org/faq.html#reposperms
>
>
>
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