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Re: Help Getting Started

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2006d_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2006-10-25 23:52:59 CEST

On Oct 25, 2006, at 15:35, A. Alfred Ayache wrote:

> Yes, I do have svnserve running in an open DOS-box. I plan on
> making it a service once I've got things running properly.

How did you start svnserve? The parameters you use there would
dictate the URL you need to use when accessing it.

> cityfax is just the name of a directory; not the computer's name.
> I truly envy you not using Windows. I plan on moving to Linux at
> some point. I keep putting it off. Maybe the wizard can give me a
> heart.
> In the meantime, here are my latest efforts:
> G:\>svn import e:\websites\cityfax\site svn://localhost -m"Original
> import"
> svn: No repository found in 'svn://localhost'
> G:\>svn ls svn://localhost
> svn: No repository found in 'svn://localhost'
> G:\>svn ls file://G:/svnrepo
> svn: Unable to open an ra_local session to URL
> svn: Unable to open repository 'file://G:/svnrepo'

I searched Google for "subversion windows file url" and see that the
correct syntax is described here:


So we're missing a slash. It should be:

svn ls file:///G:/svnrepo

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