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Re: svnserve.conf

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-06-14 20:42:11 CEST

On 6/14/07, [Sunshine Tech Solutions] Ravi Gehlot
<ravi@sunshinetechsolutions.com> wrote:
> I have been getting a bad commit because of a bad svnserve.conf file.
> Here is the error:
> commit -m "" C:/Sunshine Tech Solutions SVN
> Repos/workspace/sunshinetechsolutions.com/aisg/projects/test.cfm
> Malformed file
> svn: Commit failed (details follow):
> svn: /home/svnProjects/sunshinetechsolutions/trunk/conf/svnserve.conf:1:
> Section header must start in the first column\
> My svnserve.conf looks like:
> [general]
> anon-access = none
> auth-access = read
> password-db = passwd
> realm = My First Repository

Assuming that you copied and pasted directly, you have a space as the
first character of each line of svnserve.conf. You need to remove
those spaces, at least for the [general] line (which is exactly what
the error is telling you).

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