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Re: Connecting Tortoise to Subversion/Apache on Linux.

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2007b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2007-07-28 11:19:07 CEST

On Jul 27, 2007, at 05:24, Robert Cole wrote:

>>> 1. The repository file area and the web server file area do not
>>> overlap. My
>>> web root directory is /srv/www and root page is /srv/www/htdocs; all
>>> standard. I have made the Subversion root to be /srv/svn.
>>> I have aliased /repos to /srv/svn and to allow me multiple
>>> repositories made
>>> the first repository /srv/svn/courses
>> [snip]
>>> Alias /repos /srv/svn
>> Don't do this. This is effectively doing what the documentation says
>> not to do.
>> Instead, you probably want to use "SVNParentPath /srv/svn"
> Thanks for this prompt feedback. I removed the Alias line from my
> conf file
> and the Apache access now works.
> For the documentation: I found no reference in the back catalogue
> of user
> group emails, or the FAQ, or the subversion book, or the Tortoise
> documentation that states don't use the Alias directive. (None say
> do use it
> either from what I remember). What I did find was the explicit use
> of this
> directive in the subversion.conf file that arrives in the
> /etc/apache2/conf.d directory when installing subversion on SUSE. I
> based my
> Apache conf entirely on this sample file.

Perhaps you should send feedback to the SuSE folks so that they can
fix their sample conf file.

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