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Re: Create Repository Failure

From: Brad <brasstilde_at_insightbb.com>
Date: 2005-11-08 14:25:35 CET

> > I am having trouble getting a repository created. Just started
> > using subversion for win2000 and get errors saying;

> > svnadmin create /path/to/repos
> > svnadmin: Repository creation failed
> > svnadmin: Could not create top-level directory

> /path/to/repos doesn't look like any Windows filesystem path I've
> ever seen. I think you want svn create D:\repos_directory

The svnadmin program will recognize the forward slashes in the path and
operate correctly, even on Windows. However, Windows mkdir command
doesn't recognize the forward slash as a valid path seperator, only the

If you do this:

    md \path\to
    svnadmin create /path/to/repos

it should work. At least it does on my Windows XP Pro, SP2 machine.


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