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Re: Subversion on RHEL4 in VMware

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2008c_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Thu, 4 Sep 2008 00:19:19 -0500

On Sep 3, 2008, at 4:47 AM, Giulio Troccoli wrote:

> I have a very odd problem which I think is ore related to Apache
> than Subversion. But because I know a lot of people use Apache to
> serve their repositories I hope someone can help me. I'm using
> Subversion 1.4.4 and Apache 2.0.
> I have a RHEL4 virtual machine on VMware. I created a new virtual
> disk and mounted it on /data. If I create the repository on this
> new disk I cannot create a working copy using http:// (but I can
> using file://). The error I get is "Could not open the requested
> SVN filesystem". If the repository is created in another directory
> on the original disk, e.g. /data1, everything works fine.
> I googled the error and there were a lot of results but all
> pointing to the same problem: permissions. I changed them all to
> 777 but that didn't solve the issue.
> Does anybody have an idea? I start thinking it may be something
> related to how I mount the new disk, but it's pretty standard, like
> /dev/sdb1 /data ext3 defaults 1 2
> The Apache configuration is the minimum
> <Location /giulio>
> DAV svn
> SVNPath /data/giulio
> </Location>

Have you configured Apache to allow it to serve things from /data?
Like this:

<Directory /data>
     Options Indexes FollowSymLinks
     AllowOverride None
     Order allow,deny
     Allow from all

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Received on 2008-09-04 07:19:50 CEST

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