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

From: Steven Woody <narkewoody_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Aug 2009 22:37:35 +0800

On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 6:32 PM, Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> 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.

For some reason, I wish to have the cygwin's svn work for me. Since I am
distributing an own-wrote application to my colleagues, this application is
based on cygwin and also call external svn client to do something. So, I
don't want bother my colleagues to install another svn client if they
already have cygwin installed.


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