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

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Aug 2009 06:32:29 -0400

On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 01:33, Steven Woody<narkewoody_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> 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 anyone give me some help?  Thanks.

If you already have the Win32 command-line client, why are you using
the hack that is Cygwin? Cygwin tricks the client into thinking it's
on an OS it's not, which leads to confusion and some problems.


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