On Friday 07 March 2008, Shad Sharma wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 7, 2008 at 4:15 AM, Bernhard Fischer <bf_at_abenteuerland.at>
> > On Friday 07 March 2008, Shad Sharma wrote:
> > > > The user running the apache must have r/w access to the directory
> > > > on the filesystem.
> > > >
> > > > Your repository seems to be located
> > > > in /home/cpnadmin/cargopartnersnetwork.com/repos/ but the path of
> > > > the virtual host is /home/cpnadmin/cargopartnersnetwork.com/html/
> > > > and there. There is no Alias for this. That meens Apache looks up
> > > > your repository in /home/cpnadmin/cargopartnersnetwork.com/html/svn/
> > > > but it isn't really there.
> > > >
> > > > Bernhard
> > >
> > > Hi Bernhard,
> > >
> > > That's an insightful point which I did explore, however, you are not
> > > supposed to create an alias to your svn folder from your html folder.
> > > If you do that, then apache tries to read that folder like a standard
> > > html folder instead of the special DAV svn type as instructed by the
> > > <Location> directive.
> > >
> > > I tried creating my repository in the actual html folder, i.e. at:
> > > /home/cpnadmin/cargopartnersnetwork.com/html/svn
> > > But this created new problems. The manuals I have been following
> > > mentioned nothing about being required to put the svn repository in
> > > the html folder (I tried it out of desperation).
> > >
> > > Currently, I am able to checkout existing projects with the current
> > > settings. This indicates that at least the read permissions are
> > > correct and the http GET requests are being handled correctly. In
> > > fact, I can even create folders in the repository. So, the write
> > > permissions are set correctly. This leads me to believe that there
> > > *must* be some strange directive in my apache configuration file that
> > > is somehow redirecting my request to the wrong directory, or a
> > > directive that is blocking the instruction based on a filter of some
> > > sorts. Unfortunately, I'm not sufficiently adept at reading the apache
> > > configuration to file to be able to tell which it is, if it is indeed
> > > one of these.
> > >
> > > Any other thoughts?
> > >
> > > Kind regards,
> > > Shad
> > Well, maybe you have some allow,deny directives in your httpd.conf or
> > maybe there's some superior <location> or <directory> directive which
> > forbids something you'd need in your svn-location.
> > It's hard to guess what may be wrong but if you post your httpd.conf I
> > propably can figure out the misconfiguration.
> > It cannot be a big mistake because usually is really easy to configure
> > Apache+SVN.
> > Bernhard
> Sure. Here it is:
> Thanks a lot for your help. It is very much appreciated.
> Kind regards,
> # Based upon the NCSA server configuration files originally by Rob McCool.
> # This is the main Apache server configuration file. It contains the
> # configuration directives that give the server its instructions.
> # See <URL:http://httpd.apache.org/docs-2.0/> for detailed information
> about # the directives.
It looks good, but you do not load the svn-module. There should be these
modules (order is important):
LoadModule dav_module libexec/apache2/mod_dav.so
LoadModule dav_fs_module libexec/apache2/mod_dav_fs.so
LoadModule dav_svn_module libexec/apache2/mod_dav_svn.so
Received on 2008-03-07 16:21:26 CET