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Re: [SVN] Newbie issue getting started

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-08-30 18:58:04 CEST

On 8/30/07, Kurt Federspiel <federonline@yahoo.com> wrote:
> Greets.
> I am trying to start a brand new repository the system
> is:
> WinXP
> Apache 2.0.59
> SVN 1.45
> I get Apache in stalled fine, SVN installed (telling
> it to modify the conf file for me).
> I run: svnadmin create --fs-type fsfs c:\REPOS
> which creates the various files in the directory.
> I modify the apache conf file with:
> <Location /REPOS>
> DAV svn
> SVNParentPath "C:\"
> </Location>
> Whenever I access the server, I get a 403 Forbidden
> error. For example:
> svn import DART -m
> "Original Import"

Before attempting an import, try just browsing to the location via the web.

Your URL is actually - the first
REPOS is for the Location directive in Apache, the second one is the
repository to look for on the filesystem itself (under the

BTW, I'd recommend creating a directory under C:\ and making *that*
your SVNParentPath, instead of opening up the entire root of your
drive as that. For example, I have:


For the 3 repositories I'm running. My Apache config is (in part):

<Location /Repos>
  SVNParentPath E:/Repositories

Then I access my repositories by:

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Received on Thu Aug 30 18:55:28 2007

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