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Re: Permission denied when import a project to subversion

From: Jeff Smith <jsmith_at_robotronics.com>
Date: 2007-01-16 01:43:25 CET

On Sunday 14 January 2007 09:45, ken carlino wrote:
> I have change the permission of my 'db' directory to be 777. But
> when i commit files from a directory, it has worked for a while.
> And then i get a permssion denied message at a file.
> And idea why?

When it happened to me, it was because I needed to set the umask. The
user writing (which wouldn't change if svn was the user) was
commiting a new revision which didn't have proper permissions for
another user to access it.

I've also used sticky bit in directory permissions. The only time this
should be a problem though, is if some are accessing it with file://
which bypasses the svn server.

I've used a complex `find` command to search for files that either
have unexpected permission bits, or have a username that is not

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