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Re: svnsync: PROPFIND request failed

From: Lasse A. Karlsen <lakarlsen_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 19 Feb 2009 13:31:58 +0100

Hey and thanks for great response! But what do I do when I don't have
permissions to change the httpd.conf file? Is there an easy way to dump this
to a file (and still preserve all the history..) ?


On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 5:49 AM, Ryan Schmidt <
subversion-2009a_at_ryandesign.com> wrote:

> On Feb 18, 2009, at 18:15, Lasse A. Karlsen wrote:
> Hi everyone! I'm desperately trying to backup my google code-repo but since
>> I'm not too familiar with SVN, I can't get svnsync to work.
>> I thought that backup up your repo to another repo or dumpfile was an easy
>> task, but I'm I wrong?
>> What I'm trying to do:
>> norsof@shell:~$ svnsync init http://www.norsof.org/svn/ http://
>> codalyzer.googlecode.com/svn/trunk
>> svnsync: PROPFIND request failed on '/svn'
>> svnsync: PROPFIND of '/svn': 301 Moved Permanently (http://www.norsof.org
>> )
>> What does that mean? And is it possible to fix it?
>> http://www.norsof.org/svn/ was created with svnadmin create, ofc.
> When I look at http://www.norsof.org/svn/ in a web browser, I just see the
> directories conf, dav, db, hooks and locks, and the files format and
> pre-revprop-change.cmd. There are two things wrong with this. One, it means
> you have not configured your Apache to serve this directory as a repository.
> You need to move that svn directory outside of the DocumentRoot and then set
> up Apache to serve the repository like this:
> <Location /svn/>
> DAV svn
> SVNPath /path/to/where/you/moved/svn
> </Location>
> Two, the file pre-revprop-change.cmd will have no effect directly inside
> the repository directory. It needs to be in the hooks directory if you want
> Subversion to use it. But it also appears to be empty so maybe it's a
> leftover file from when you were testing something.


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