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Re: ' Could not open the requested SVN filesystem'

From: Ramanathan Muthaiah <rus.cahimb_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-05-30 19:08:07 CEST

Hi Alexander Frinks,


> *) /etc/apache2/conf.d/subversion.conf ## a splitted httpd.conf configuration and looking like
> <IfModule mod_dav_svn.c>
> < Location /toll>
> DAV svn
> SVNParentPath /mnt/srv/svn/toll
> # path to the NOT only repository, but used
> # Limit write permission to list of valid users.
> ... snip ... completely commented, so unused
> #</LimitExcept>
> </Location>
> </IfModule>
. . . . . . . . . . . .

Based on the above configuration from httpd.conf, pls. find my
suggestions below.

> So i think, i am legally asking for read permissions as apache-user, and i am allowed to do this.
> But otherwise
> sudo -u wwwrun svn cat http://sachmet/svn/toll/file.c
> svn: PROPFIND request failed on '/svn/toll/file.c'
> svn: PROPFIND of '/svn/toll/file.c': 405 Method Not Allowed (http://sachmet)

Shouldn't this be as below ?

sudo -u wwwrun svn cat http://sachmet/toll/file.c

> Till now, i would have to switch the permissions to somewhat, and it would work, as all other
> answers lead to a working configuration. But not in my case.
> Here something strange happened as root-user:
> svn cat http://sachmet/toll/file.c
> svn: PROPFIND request failed on '/toll/file.c'
> svn: Could not open the requested SVN filesystem

Am not sure if this will help, maybe add the user "root" to the Apache
group you had created and then re-try this operation.


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