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Re: question re: apache permissions and svn

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2007b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2007-08-24 22:34:31 CEST

On Aug 24, 2007, at 13:06, david chinn wrote:

> [Fri Aug 24 10:58:31 2007] [error] [client 192.168.1.49] Could not
> create activity /svn/TestRepo/!svn/act/112d9ba5-7d38-da4f-8f74-
> c27b2e8482cb. [500, #0]
>
> [Fri Aug 24 10:58:31 2007] [error] [client 192.168.1.49] could not
> begin a transaction [500, #13]
>
> [Fri Aug 24 10:58:31 2007] [error] [client 192.168.1.49] Can't
> create directory '/var/www/svn/TestRepo/db/transactions/1-1.txn':
> Permission denied [500, #13]
>
> [root@gorsky logs]#
>
>
>
> Doing some further research, it seems to have something to do with
> SELinux on fedora. Someone (helpfully) suggested running selinux
> in ‘permissive’ mode, and then checkins happened normally; now I’m
> trying to figure out what security tag to give it so that SELinux
> can run in ‘enforced’ mode, and still write to the svn repositories.
>
>
>
> It doesn’t seem to be ‘httpd_sys_script_rw_t’, so if anyone knows
> any better…

It's in the FAQ:

http://subversion.tigris.org/faq.html#reposperms

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