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Re: problem using SVN to manage live /etc on server

From: Brian Munroe <brian.e.munroe_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-07-09 18:05:36 CEST

On 7/9/06, Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2006c@ryandesign.com> wrote:

>
> Sounds like when you run the command manually, your password is
> cached (in the directory ~/.subversion/auth) and when you run it from
> cron, it's running under a different user who doesn't have the
> password cached. If you can figure out which user cron runs as, you
> could become that user on the shell and manually do a Subversion
> command so it caches your username and password. Or you may need to
> pass the username and password to the svn update and svn commit
> commands with the --username and --password switches.
>

Additionally, since the /etc dir is on the same server as the SVN
repo, could Oliver change the URL format from http:// to file:// and
make sure the crontab user as write permission to the repository?

-- brian

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