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Re: svn: Authorization Failed

From: Michael Lapchuk <mlapchuk_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 2 Jun 2008 08:08:31 -0600

On Mon, Jun 2, 2008 at 2:05 AM, Florian Seydoux <florianseydoux_at_gmail.com>

> Michael Lapchuk wrote:
> >
> > >>>svn commit -m "comment"
> > >svn: Authorization failed
> >
> Hi,
> It's probably not relevant in your case, but I frequently have such
> issue with a windows repository, and per-directories access rights.
> The problem was due to the case-(in)sensitivity: as any read operation
> was granted without authentication, some people was doing their checkout
> using a bad case-format (eg: "http://svnhost/svn/projectX/trunk"
> instead of "http://svnhost/svn/projectx/trunk").
> no problem for the checkout, the wrong url was properly mapped to a path
> on the server... but committing was not possible, as the url was then
> checked in a case-sensitive way...
> regards,
> Flo
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I don't think the case-insensitivity is the problem as the path I type to
commit over the network (the commit that doesn't work) has the same case as
the path I type when working on the machine with subversion on it (the
commit that does work). Thanks anyway.


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Received on 2008-06-02 16:08:53 CEST

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