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Re: Please help with permission denied error

From: Jeremy Conlin <jeremit0_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 4 Jun 2009 21:48:18 -0400

On Thu, Jun 4, 2009 at 8:45 PM, Ed <ed_at_kdtc.net> wrote:

> Jeremy Conlin wrote:
>
>> I have been using subversion for a few years. In the last week or so I
>> started getting a permission denied error when committing or updating.
>> The
>> error is
>> svn: Commit failed (details follow):
>> svn: Can't open file '/path/to/Repository/format': Permission denied
>>
>> I have checked the permissions of the file format and it was initially set
>> to read-only for everyone. I changed it so everyone could write and I'm
>> still having the same issues.
>>
>> What makes this worse is that about 1 in 10 tries I will be able to commit
>> as I usually do. It's kind of random, but it works periodically.
>>
>> Can anyone help me with this issue?
>>
>>
> How are you accessing your repository? I remembering having
> a similar issue awhile back. Ended up the format file was
> not with the correct permissions for the Apache user. For
> some reasons, the ownership went back to root. Of course,
> I also remembering running change-wc-format.py with root
> so that had something to do with barfing up the permissions.
>

I have been accessing my repository via svn+ssh. I still own all the files
and directories in my repository.

Thanks,
Jeremy

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