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Re: svnsync: Cannot start sync in SVN 1.4

From: Lieven Govaerts <svnlgo_at_mobsol.be>
Date: 2006-09-30 14:06:47 CEST

Michael Craig wrote:
> I'm trying to configure SVNSync for the first time. Here are the steps
> I've taken so far:
> 1: Created empty repository at location c:\svn_repository_clone
> 2: Try to init repositories: svnsync init
> http://localhost:8080/svn_clone http://localhost:8080/svn
> 3: I recieve the following error:
> svnsync: DAV request failed; it's possible that the repository's
> pre-revprop-change hook either failed or is non-existent
> svnsync: At least one property change failed; repository is unchanged
> I don't understand what this means and what I'm supposed to do about it.

you need to enable the pre-revprop-change hook script in your clone
repository. You can find out more about hook scripts in the book:

I couldn't find a decent 'official' manual of svnsync, but maybe this
guy's blog can help you:

hope this helps,


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