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Re: cannot commit

From: Jon Bendtsen <jon.bendtsen_at_laerdal.dk>
Date: 2005-08-31 09:40:55 CEST

Den 31. aug 2005 kl. 1:47 skrev Tom Brown:

> On Tuesday 30 August 2005 15:35, Jon Bendtsen wrote:
>> Den 31. aug 2005 kl. 0:28 skrev Tom Brown:


>> the user/group the apache server is running as.
>> Make the directory world writeable and see what happens.
>> JonB
> I made the directory world writeable then received this error on
> check-in:
> svn: MERGE request failed on '/svn/est/modeminit195e'
> svn: Can't open file '/usr/local/estsvn/est/db/write-lock':
> Permission denied
> So I made the write-lock file world writeable and got this error:
> svn: MERGE request failed on '/svn/est/modeminit195e'
> svn: Can't move '/usr/local/estsvn/est/db/transactions/86-1.txn/
> rev' to
> '/usr/local/estsvn/est/db/revs/87': Permission denied
> So I did a 'chmod -R o+w /usr/local/estsvn' and now I can do a
> check-in.
> I don't like having my whole repsitory world writeable. Is there a
> way to fix
> this? I noticed that apache2 creates directories as nobody:svn. The
> nobody
> user is in the svn group so it should be able to create directories
> in the
> repository without the directories being world writeable. Is there
> a reason
> why it can't?

The idea was to find the user:group. Now you have to su to that group
see what happens when you write a file in that directory.


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