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Re: newbie question

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2008c_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Sat, 5 Jul 2008 18:54:32 -0500

On Jul 5, 2008, at 18:34, Jim Anderson wrote:

> On Jul 5, 2008, at 7:24 PM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>> On Jul 5, 2008, at 18:13, Jim Anderson wrote:
>>> I'm running Mac OS X. I've created a subversion user and created
>>> the repository under that userid. The subversion userid is
>>> otherwise not used.
>>> I started the server like this:
>>> svnserve -d -r /Users/subversion/repos
>>> But when I login as myself and try to create the project file I
>>> get an error:
>>> bash-3.2$ svn mkdir http://localhost/MyApp -m 'create project file'
>>> svn: OPTIONS request failed on '/'
>>> svn: OPTIONS of '/': could not connect to server (http://localhost)
>>> bash-3.2$
>>> (I also tried specifying the full path but got the same results.)
>> If you are using svnserve, then your repository URLs will begin
>> with svn:// not http:// . http:// URLs are only used if you are
>> serving your repositories using apache2.
> Thanks, I knew it was something stupid. Things are improving but
> now I get this:
> bash-3.2$ svn mkdir svn://localhost/MoveMe/trunk,branches,tags -m
> 'create project file'
> svn: Authorization failed
> bash-3.2$

Check your svnserve.conf file (in the conf directory in the
repository directory) and check the password file configured with its
password-db directive. Have you configured your users properly?

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Received on 2008-07-06 01:54:58 CEST

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