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Re: svnserve question

From: Hari Kodungallur <hkodungallur_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-10-20 20:02:44 CEST

On 10/20/05, Fly, Charlie B <Charlie.B.Fly@usa-spaceops.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am new to subversion. I'm sure this question is academic and I am just not
> understanding some trivial point.
> I have created a repository and populated it, started svnserve in daemon
> mode, and created a working copy. I have svnserve running under a my CM
> user id and I am running svn under my DEV user id.
> After changing directory into my working copy, I add a directory named test
> using
> svn mkdir.test
> I try to commit the new directory with
> svn commit -m "added test directory"
> svn attempts to directly write into the repository. svn aborts with an
> error that it does not have write access in the transactions directory.
> I think it is not calling svnserve. If I kill svnserve, I get exactly the
> same error from svn.
> So how do I tell svn to call svnserve?
> Thanks for dealing with a dumb question.

It seems like you are using svn+ssh:// access, as you are able to
access the server even after killing the daemon. Can you confirm that.
If that is the case, then the user that is doing the check-in should
have write access to the repository's db directory.


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