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Re: problems with apache and svn

From: Hari Kodungallur <hkodungallur_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 2 Jul 2008 14:02:31 -0700

On Tue, Jul 1, 2008 at 10:29 AM, Brock Denson <Brock.Denson_at_csr.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> This has been killing me:
>
>
>
> Setup:
>
> FC8
>
> Apache 2.2.8 (Unix) DAV/2 SVN/1.4.4 (from /etc/httpd/log/error_log)
>
> SVN 1.4.4 (r25188)
>
>
>
> I set up the repository as follows:
>
>
>
> Mkdir /home/me/svn
>
> Chown svn:svn /home/me/svn
>
> Chmod g+s /home/me/svn
>
> Svnadmin create /home/me/svn/repo
>

Can you set the permissions such that the owner and the group had rw access
throughout the repository (do the chmod/chown with -R option -- and after
svnadmin create)? Can you let us know if that works?

>
>
> I added the following lines to httpd.conf
>
>
>
> LoadModule dav_module modules/mod_dav.so (this was already there)
>
> LoadModule dav_svn_module modules/mod_dav_svn.so (oddly, this is not
> there, but when added it complains that it is already loaded)
>
>
>
> <Location /svn>
>
> DAV svn
>
> SVNPATH /home/me/svn/repo
>
> </Location>
>
>
>
> I can access the repo with:
>
> Svn list file:///home/me/svn/repo <http://home/me/svn/repo>
>
>
>
> And even from a remote machine with:
>
> Svn list svn+ssh://192.168.1.2/home/me/svn/repo
>
>
>
> But when I try with a browser to http://localhost/svn I get the following
> error:
>
> "Could not open requested SVN filesystem"
>
>
>
> And the error_log reads:
>
> [error] [client 127.0.0.1] (20014) Internal error: Can't open file
> /home/me/svn/repo/format : Permission denied
>
>
>
> Apache is running as user apache which is a member of group svn.
>
> Permissions on /home/me/svn/repo/format are 444 root svn which should allow
> reads by anyone. If I change the permissions to 777 and/or the owner to
> apache I have the same problem.
>
>
>
> I am a bit baffled here and welcome any ideas. I have looked around on
> google, but all of the issues I have seen about this are when the repo is
> not where it should be.
>
>
>
> cheers
>
Received on 2008-07-02 23:03:05 CEST

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