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Re: Problems getting subclipse to work on mac os x with subclipse

From: Stef Kuypers <stef_at_improdynamics.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Aug 2009 14:20:30 +0200

Hi there,

I managed to solve the problem by using the Apache server instead of
the svnserve. There was just more information to be found on that
topic so I decided to go that route.

Thanks for the help along the way.


On 13-Aug-09, at 08:16, Ryan Schmidt wrote:

> On Aug 12, 2009, at 06:21, Stef Kuypers wrote:
>> On 11-Aug-09, at 22:21, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>>> On Aug 11, 2009, at 08:05, Stef Kuypers wrote:
>>>> I've installed the openCollabNet binary package of subversion for
>>>> mac
>>>> os x, I installed the latest version of Eclipse (3.5) and subclipse
>>>> (1.6.4), I am running the svnserve application as a standalone
>>>> daemon
>>>> and I used the svnadmin command line tool to make a repository
>>>> (although I thought this should be possible using subclipse).
>>>> I still don't manage to create a new repository location in
>>>> subclipse.
>>>> I keep getting connection refused and no repository found errors.
>>>> I've been scouting the internet for a solution but to no avail. Is
>>>> there someone who can give me a solution to this problem?
>>>> I only want to set up a single user local subversion repository .
>>> You'll need to supply more detail. What version of Mac OS X? Where
>>> on disk is the repository -- what was the path you passed to
>>> svnadmin create? How are you running svnserve -- with what -r
>>> parameter, if any? What URL are you trying to check out from? What
>>> error message exactly did you get? Have you tried enabling logging
>>> in svnserve, and if so what does the log say?
>> Hi there,
>> Thanks for your reaction. And thank you for the questions too! It
>> solved the problem of creating a new repository in subclipse.I
>> completely overlooked the -r option.
>> However, my problems aren't over yet.
>> I am using the latest version of OS X, being 10.5.8.
>> The repositories are located in my home directory under Programming/
>> repositories
>> The name of the only repository I have now is svn_prof
>> I went to the repositories directory and the executed the following
>> command:
>> svnadmin create svn_prof
>> I am running the svnserve with -d and -r . (launched from within
>> the repositories directory)
>> When I want to add my project to this repository (using 'Share
>> project' from within Eclipse) I now get the following messages:
> I'm not familiar with the terminology Subclipse uses...
>> Filesystem has no item
>> svn: URL 'svn://localhost/svn_prof/vetrasoft-app' non-existent in
>> that revision
> ...but presumably Subclipse tried to put something inside the
> directory vetrasoft-app in the repository, but that directory did
> not exist. So your instinct to try to create the directory was
> correct:
>> mkdir --parents -m "Initial import." svn://localhost/svn_prof/
>> vetrasoft-app
>> Authorization failed
> You mean "svn mkdir"?
> I'm not experienced in diagnosing authorization issues but perhaps
> someone else on the list is, if you will provide more detail, such
> as how you've set up your authorization and what username you
> supplied to the svn command (or what authorization was already
> cached in your auth cache).
>> Do I need to use sudo to run svnserve? What would be the best way
>> to get svnserve running in the first place? Or do I need to start
>> it up using the command line every time?
> You don't need sudo; you just need to run svnserve as whatever user
> you want the repository to be owned by. I think people often create
> an svn user and run svnserve as that (and chown the repository to
> that user).
> You can use whatever method of starting the svnserve process that
> you like. On Mac OS X, launchd is a popular method of getting
> daemons to start at system startup.
> http://developer.apple.com/MacOsX/launchd.html
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Launchd
> P.S: Don't forget to Reply All so your reply goes to the list too,
> not just to me.


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