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RE: Repos on Linux (RH9), want to view offline on Windows

From: Britain Crooker <britainc_at_fifthorder.com>
Date: 2006-05-23 21:31:12 CEST

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ryan Schmidt [mailto:subversion-2006q2@ryandesign.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2006 2:10 PM
> To: britainc@fifthorder.com
> Cc: Subversion List
> Subject: Re: Repos on Linux (RH9), want to view offline on Windows
> On May 23, 2006, at 19:15, britainc wrote:
> > Using SVN 1.3.1, I have a server (using the svnserver, not WebDAV)
> > running on our main server, which works great. Clients are all
> > Windows users using TortoiseSVN.
> >
> > I do daily backups of the repositories (using the hotcopy command)
> > which I am able to restore on the linux server and access fine, so
> > they seem valid.
> > If I take the same backup (which was compressed to a tar.gz
> file after
> > the
> > hotcopy) and extract it on my laptop, I am unable to browse it with
> > Tortoise or with the SVN command line tools. They complain about
> > "Unable to open an ra_lcoal session to URL" and that FSFS is an
> > unknown file type.
> FSFS should only be "unknown" if you're using an ancient
> version of Subversion (before 1.1) on your laptop.

Both my laptop and the server are running the latest version, 1.3.1. I am
able to create and work with FSFS repositories that were created on that
machine without any problem, it is only the FSFS repositories from the Linux
box that are unusable on the Windows box.

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