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Re: svn: Authorization Failed

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2008b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Sun, 1 Jun 2008 00:43:59 -0500

On May 31, 2008, at 11:34, Michael Lapchuk wrote:

> On Fri, May 30, 2008 at 8:17 PM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>> On May 30, 2008, at 17:38, Michael Lapchuk wrote:
>> I am trying to get a hang of subversion and am trying to commit my
>> working copy to the repository. I am working on the comp that
>> subversion and svnserve are on and I have root access and all of
>> that stuff. When I checkout a working copy this is how it goes:
>> >>>svn checkout svn://localhost/root/svn/repos
>> >A repos/trunk
>> >A repos/trunk/svn_demo.cpp
>> >A repos/branches
>> >A repos/tags
>> Checked out revision 4.
>> All is well and fine and I go edit svn_demo.cpp and then when I go
>> to commit that to the repository this is what I get:
>> >>>svn commit -m "comment"
>> >svn: Authorization failed
>> The only time that I can actually commit something is when I
>> checkout the files using:
>> >>>svn checkout file:///root/svn/repos
>> I have given anon-users write permissions and I still get the
>> problem.
>> Also I am trying to do the same thing but over a network so I do:
>> >>>svn checkout svn://**IP**/root/svn/repos
>> and it gives me all the files and such but when I go to commit my
>> working copy back into the repository I get the same error:
>> >svn: Authorization failed
>> Subversion caches your authorization information in ~/.subversion/
>> auth; maybe an incorrect username/password got cached there for
>> the svn:// URL? Try removing the cache file for that server and
>> retyping your username and password when asked when you issue the
>> next svn command for that server.
> Right now we are just trying to get subversion set up right so we
> did not put any passwords or usernames yet and in the svnconf.conf
> file the lines pointing to the username and password databases are
> still commented out.

Nevertheless, have you tried removing the file related to this server
in ~/.subversion/auth? That's still the only suggestion I can think of.

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