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Re: My turn with svn: Can't open file - format error.

From: Erik Huelsmann <ehuels_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-09-09 10:22:15 CEST

On 9/8/06, Marcelo . <wachaca@yahoo.com> wrote:
>
> Hello all,
> I am having problems with subversion on a windows 2003
> server.
>
> setup:
> repository location: D:\wachaca\repos\
> Proyects: D:\wachaca\repos\proyect1,
> D:\wachaca\repos\proyect2
>
> Permisions: "Everyone" has full access from Wachaca
> down.
>
> When I execute
> svnserve -d
> I can access the repository by
> svn://localhost/wachaca/repos/proyect1
>
> When I execute
> svnserve -d -r file:///d:/wachaca/repos
> I SHOULD be able to access the repository via
> svn://localhost/proyect1
>
> But instead I get
> svn: Can't open file
> 'file:\\D:\wachaca\repos\proyect1\format': The
> filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is
> incorrect.

svnserve takes a path argument to -r, not a URL. The svnserve command
should have read:

     svnserve -d -r d:/wachaca/repos

Erik.

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