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

From: Andrey Repin <anrdaemon_at_freemail.ru>
Date: Fri, 28 Aug 2009 00:08:22 +0400

Greetings, Andy Levy!

>> 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 is not a hack.
How else you could force Subversion to export LF-wrapped files on Windows with

> Cygwin tricks the client into thinking it's on an OS it's not, which leads
> to confusion and some problems.

You're seriously wrong if you thinking that way.

 Andrey Repin (anrdaemon_at_freemail.ru) 27.08.2009, <23:45>
Sorry for my terrible english...
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