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Re: Renames and access restrictions

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Tue, 2 Jun 2009 15:40:08 +0100

On Tue, Jun 02, 2009 at 03:04:17PM +0200, Marco Maccaferri wrote:
> Hi.
>
> I have an issue with a subversion repository to which I'm restricted to
> access only some directories. Whenever someone renames a file within a
> directory to which I have access, any subsequent attempt to update with
> a restricted account causes an error like this:
>
> svn: Server sent unexpected return value (403 Forbidden) in response to
> OPTIONS
> request for 'https://servername/svnroot'
>
> The response is correct because I don't have access to that directory
> (that is the root of the svn repository), but I have access to the
> directory where the files were renamed.
>
> Why the client tries to access the root of the repository when the
> rename is within the same directory ? Is there a way to force the update
> ? Right now my only option is to checkout the project anew, loosing all
> changes I've made so far.

Sounds like issue #3242:
http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=3242

This is a known and serious bug. The fix is work in progress.
Please add yourself to the Cc list of issue #3242 if you want to
receive updates as progress is made.

Stefan
Received on 2009-06-02 16:41:29 CEST

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