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Re: How to access SVN repository on mapped network drive (I:, K: ....) ?

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-12-09 15:03:48 CET

On 12/9/05, Ivan Cenov <imc@okto7.com> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I am trying to setup subVersion under Windows XP environment.
> My system is:
> Windows XPSP2+Apache/2.0.55 (Win32) SVN/1.2.3 PHP 5.0.2 DAV/2
>
> I did successfully set up a repository at a local drive of my PC, and
> can access it
> by TortoiseSVN via something like http://localhost/lsvn ('l' is to
> designate local repository).
>
> I use FSFS, not BDB.
>
> I fell in troubles when trying to set up repository to network mapped
> drive. The remote computer
> (server) is under SuSe Linux with Samba. I want to use for repository
> \\server\imc\svnrepos directory,
> and also mapped \\server\imc as 'I:'. I cannot access this remote
> repository and here is what I find in
> Appache error.log file:
>
> [Thu Dec 08 21:50:43 2005] [error] [client 127.0.0.1] (20014)Error
> string not specified yet: Can't open file
> 'I:\\svnrepos\\HeatRegulator\\format': The system cannot find the path
> specified.
> [Thu Dec 08 21:50:44 2005] [error] [client 127.0.0.1] Could not fetch
> resource information. [500, #0]
> [Thu Dec 08 21:50:44 2005] [error] [client 127.0.0.1] Could not open the
> requested SVN filesystem [500, #720003]
> [Thu Dec 08 21:50:44 2005] [error] [client 127.0.0.1] Could not open the
> requested SVN filesystem [500, #720003]
>
> The file I:\svnrepos\HeatRegulator\format exists, because I created the
> repository with TortoiseSVN and saw that it is there.
> The file I suppose the problem is with doubled backslashes, but how to
> resolve this ?

Your description is a little fuzzy. Are you saying that you're
running Apache on your local machine, and are trying to point it at a
repository on a remote server? That sounds unnecessarily complex - if
you're going to use HTTP, why not run Apache on the box with the
repository?

As for the drive mappings, check what ID the Apache service is running
under. That account must have rights to the path provided. It also
will likely not have that mapped drive, as drive mappings are per-user
- try using the UNC path.

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