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Re: I can not view all repositiries

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2009b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Jun 2009 19:03:44 -0500

On Jun 9, 2009, at 02:23, Sefa YILDIZ wrote:

> I am using Tortoise windows Client and my repository locates on
> Linux machine which CollabNet subversion installed on it.
> Everything seems working fine, but when I try to Repo-browser of
> all repositories, I got an error message?
> Command:
> Right Click --> SVN Repo-browser --> URL: http://tr-
> svnserver.europe.nortel.com/svn (on web page as well)
> Error message:
> Server sent unexpected return (403 Forbidden) in response to the
> OPTIONS request for "http://tr-svnserver.europe.nortel.com/svn"

I do not know TortoiseSVN. They have a separate mailing list where
you can ask questions specific to that product.

> Here is my httpd.conf
> zisty052-33> cat collabnet_subversion_httpd.conf
> ServerName tr-svnserver.europe.nortel.com:80
> Listen 80
> User csvn
> Group csvn
> <Location /svn>
> DAV svn
> SVNParentPath /var/svn/repositories
> AuthzSVNAccessFile //etc/opt/CollabNet_Subversion/conf/
> svn_access_file
> Satisfy Any
> Require valid-user
> AuthType Basic
> AuthName "Subversion repository"
> AuthUserFile //etc/opt/CollabNet_Subversion/conf/svn_auth_file
> </Location>
> zisty052-34>
> I also have access file and limited the repositories for the users.
> Should I add a line to access file tom see all the vobs?

If you would like to be able to see a list of all repositories, you
can add the directive "SVNListParentPath On" to this section.

However, you will not be able to see the list in a Subversion client,
such as TortoiseSVN or the svn command line client. You will only be
able to see the listing in a web browser by visiting the appropriate

> While using the same URL with Viewvc, I am be able to see all the
> vobs listed.
> I have no problem with viewvc,

ViewVC is a different product with different capabilities. It would
not surprise me if ViewVC offered a feature to show a list of all

> When I searched on internet, I saw that I should aa the line
> SVNParentPath, I did but still facing the issue.
> I checked the permission on linux side and everyting seems ok.

Sure, if you have multiple repositories you would like to serve, then
SVNParentPath is the logical way to go. If you have only a single
repository, you may want to use SVNPath instead.


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Received on 2009-06-10 02:04:41 CEST

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