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RE: can't create directory '/usr/local/svnrepos...'

From: Gavin Lambert <gavinl_at_compacsort.com>
Date: 2005-12-08 07:24:39 CET

Quoth Jeff D. Hamann <mailto:jeff.hamann@forestinformatics.com>:
> I've recently set up a new server and want to move al my cvs projects
> over to subversion. I've managed to import a test project (locally)
> and when I went to try to commit a change to a file (locally) I got
> the following error:
>
> svn: Commit failed (details follow):
> svn: Can't create directory
> '/usr/local/svnrepos/db/transactions/1-1.txn':
> Permission denied
> svn: Your commit message was left in a temporary file:
> svn: '/usr/home/hamannj/geo541/svn-commit.tmp'
>
> I also get a similar error when trying to commit over a
> network (using
> tortise) and can't figure out what to do. I've changed the
> permissions on the repos to root to see if that might solve the
> problem. it didn't.
>
> I'm accessing the repos using https (apache+mod_ssl) and
> can't seem to be able to update/commit over the network. I can
> update locally.

Whatever user you're running apache as needs full read/write access to
your repository folder.

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