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Re: WARNING(virus check bypassed): Repos on Linux (RH9), want to view offline on Windows

From: Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel_at_comcast.net>
Date: 2006-05-24 14:34:02 CEST

Britain Crooker 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.
> I had thought that FSFS was supposed to be platform independent, so I
> figured what I was trying to do should be possible.
> I would really like to be able to copy the repositories onto my
> laptop so that when I am traveling, or otherwise disconnected from
> the internet, I can browse the source history.

Hmm. Does it work if you do a simple "svnadmin create" on the Windows
server, just to make sure that other things are working?

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Received on Wed May 24 14:35:23 2006

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