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RE: Lock request failed: Authorization failed

From: <postmaster_at_tigris.org>
Date: Tue, 27 Jan 2009 06:02:51 -0800 (PST)

> > I am using SVN in a Windows environment. Everything works fine except
> > locking. Everytime a client tries an "svn lock file" svn says "Authorization
> > failed".
> >
> > This is always true, no matter what I have in my conf.
> Are you using svn: file: or http: to access the repository?
> I am seeing the same problem on Linux when using svn: (snvserve).
> The repository is set up with
> anon-access = write
> I can lock files in the repository using file: access but not svn: access. But I can commit changes via svn: sa well as file: so the basic authentication seems to be working.
I have got round it by moving to password based authentication with svn: access. I don't know if it is a bug or a feature that lock does not work with svn: anon access - I will leave that to the experts to think about.


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