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Re: Permission denied on SVN commit

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2007b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2007-06-20 03:00:00 CEST

On Jun 19, 2007, at 17:31, PB wrote:

> I am running Subversion as svnserve (plain, no SSH).
> I have configured two users with write access and the authorization
> does take place.
> The configuration might be a bit strange as the repository is kept
> on a NAS mounted on the server running svnserve (mount point: /mnt/
> NAS as can be seen below).
> They are able to check out the code, however if they try to commit,
> they get the following error:
> "Commit failed (details follow):
> Can't open file '/mnt/NAS/svn_repos/db/transactions/11-1.txn/node.
> 0.0': Permission denied"
> Any ideas as to what might be wrong?

Storing the repository on the NAS may be what's wrong. Others have
reported problems before with repositories stored on various network
shares, which were resolved when serving the repository from a local
hard disk. If you receive this permission denied error every time,
that makes it easy to test. Move the repository to disk local to the
server and try again. If that works, you have your answer.

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