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Re: Cygwin's svn client cannot write to a windows https repository

From: Andrey Repin <anrdaemon_at_freemail.ru>
Date: Thu, 27 Aug 2009 13:13:02 +0400

Greetings, Steven Woody!

> Hi,
> The repository seems running on a Windows machine. It use https as
> connection protocol.

> When using Windows svn client (
> http://subversion.tigris.org/servlets/ProjectDocumentList?folderID=91),
> there is no problem, it even not ask for a user name and password. But
> when I use the svn client (1.6.4) comes from cygwin, the read operations
> (e.g. ls, co) get no problem, but and write operation such as 'mkdir' will
> always result in an error:

> svn: Server sent unexpected return value (403 Forbidden) in response to
> MKACTIVITY request for
> '/svn/LowCost/!svn/act/aaf33518-92b5-11de-8af7-c3c035929cdc'

> What I did
> has nothing to do with local working copy, since i am doing the
> 'mkdir' on the remote URL, there is no local copy involved at all.

Can you do exactly the same command with native windows client?

> Can anyone give me some help? Thanks.

Cygwin client likely store it's configuration files in different place than
native Windows client.
Check that, and make sure your configuration for Cygwin SVN client identical
to Windows one.
Also try passing name/password in commandline along with --no-auth-cache --non-interactive

 Andrey Repin (anrdaemon_at_freemail.ru) 27.08.2009, <13:10>
Sorry for my terrible english...
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