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Re: Weird SVNServe issues

From: Edmund Wong <ed_at_kdtc.net>
Date: Thu, 04 Jun 2009 00:03:30 +0800

Arthur Axel fREW Schmidt wrote:
> Note: I originally posted this to the tortoise list, but this is more of a
> server issue, so I am reposting it with corrections here.
>
> Hey guys,
>
> I am kinda at the end of my rope here; this is a very strange issue.
>
> So one of my users was recently having issues commiting to SVN. He was
> commiting *from* a shared checkout on a windows remote share. In the irc
> channel someone told me that was problematic so we stopped using the remote
> share and gave each person a local checkout, checked out with their users.
>
> Whenever *anyone* checked out a new checkout from the repo they could not
> check in and got an "Authorization failed" error. I verified the repo and
> everything was fine. Next I did an svnadmin dump foo | svnadmin load bar.
> After I did that I was forced to upgrade from our ghetto SVNServer to the
> regular svnserve. That was fine. After that I could check out and check in
> from the repo in question. My coworker still had issues. In fact, after we
> checked in from his account, no one could check in. Oh, and I *did* rename
> the
> new built repo to the name of the original one.
>

It's been a while since I last used svnserve. Could your
user checking in be overriding some permissions in the
repos; thus locking up any further checking in?

You didn't mention whether or not after checking in with his account,
could anyone else check out from the repos. Could be
irrelevant to your problem. At this moment, the word
'permissions' is the only thing I can think of.

Edmund

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