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RE: permision problems just after migrating from bdb to fsfs

From: Gale, David <David.Gale_at_Hypertherm.com>
Date: 2005-09-13 16:23:41 CEST

ycdtosa wrote:
> Hi i'm working with svn 1.1.x on a RH7.x plataform, and i want ot
> update to svn 1.2.x
> because i 'need' to lock a few files :-). At the same time i want to
> make all my repos
> of the same type (fsfs) so i figured this could be a two steps
> process: ------
> Step 1- Migrate the repository to fsfs (do not change any binary).
> Step 2- Since repo is compatible, upgrade the binaries.
>
> -----
> I never got to the second point :-(, and here is why i need help:
>
>
> I just migrated a repository from BDB to fsfs format by means of the
> following commands...
>
> > cd /path/to/repositories_root
>
> #save the previous svnserver.conf file.
> > cp myrepo/conf/svnserver.conf previous.conf
>
> #get the dump file
> > svnadmin dump myrepo > myrepo.dump
> [...]
>
> > rm -rf myrepo
>
> #create the new repo and load!
> > svnadmin create --fs-type fsfs myrepo > svnadmin load myrepo <
> myrepo.dump
>
> #restore the config.
> > cp previous.conf myrepo/conf/svnserver.conf
>
> It did seem to work, and i tested to checkout some files and it
> worked, but now, when i try to commit i get the following error
>
> (as read from tortoise, but it sure seems a server side error)
>
> Error: Commit failed (details follow):
> Error: Can't create directory
> '/path/to/repositories_home/db/transactions/58-1.txn'
> Error: Access Denied.
> (well last line is in spanish and says:
> Error: Permiso denegado.
> )
>
> Ok. i get it is a permisions problem,
> can some one point me to the right place to read what permisions
> should i set.?
>
> Thanks in advance.

What do you have in your config file? It doesn't look like you saved
off a password file.

-David

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