[svn.haxx.se] · SVN Dev · SVN Users · SVN Org · TSVN Dev · TSVN Users · Subclipse Dev · Subclipse Users · this month's index

Re: Subversion reinstall

From: Troy Curtis Jr <troycurtisjr_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-09-09 05:37:08 CEST

On 9/8/06, Rob Brandt <bronto@csd-bes.net> wrote:
> I am needing to reinstall subversion on my server. We wiped it clean
> and reinstalled Debian Sarge (i386) and need to get svn up asap. Before
> restoring the repositories, I want to make sure that I have a properly
> installed system that can create and manage repositories like I had
> before. That's where I'm stuck.
>
> I have the normal Debian package installed, v1.1.4-2. I was on v1.1.4
> last time, so I am fine with that despite it's age. I am using apache2
> with dav_svn. I believe that's working OK; at least apache will
> start/reload without complaint. I can log in as the data user and
> create a repository. I can browse to that repository via http - seeing
> that it is at Revision 0 in typical fashion at http://repositorydomain/test:
> ---------------------------------
> Revision 0: /
>
> Powered by Subversion version 1.1.4 (r13838).
> ---------------------------------
>
> However, I can't import any files to it. I've created a very simple
> test structure to import, /trunk/testfile/txt. Using Tortoise from my
> workstation, I get:
>
> Error PROPFIND request failed on /test
> Error PROPFIND of '/test': 301 Moved Permanently
> (http://repositorydomain/test)
>
> Since apache can find the repository to browse, I think I have that set
> up OK. Not sure what to look for next.
>
> Further disclosure:
>
> I have the same situation that Eric Bergemann reported this morning in
> the thread "DB Restore", in which the "backup" was a copy of the
> repository file system. Backups made daily, but not a "dump". I know
> better now :(. In any case, my first attempt at restoration was simply
> copying them back on to the server, but any attempt to access them
> resulted in a hung process. I couldn't browse the repositories or
> recover them. So now I am simplifying and just wanting to get
> *something* working so that I know (at least) that I have a valid
> subversion system in place.
>
> Thanks.
>
> Rob
>
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> To unsubscribe, e-mail: users-unsubscribe@subversion.tigris.org
> For additional commands, e-mail: users-help@subversion.tigris.org
>
>

Post the applicable apache configuration as that might shed some light
on the issue. It seems like I had a similar issue once and it came
down to some apache directives.

Troy

-- 
"Beware of spyware. If you can, use the Firefox browser." - USA Today
Download now at http://getfirefox.com
Registered Linux User #354814 ( http://counter.li.org/)
---------------------------------------------------------------------
To unsubscribe, e-mail: users-unsubscribe@subversion.tigris.org
For additional commands, e-mail: users-help@subversion.tigris.org
Received on Sat Sep 9 05:38:08 2006

This is an archived mail posted to the Subversion Users mailing list.