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RE: format: Permission denied even when read permissions are set

From: Giulio Troccoli <Giulio.Troccoli_at_uk.linedata.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Mar 2010 15:10:47 +0000

> I just created a new repository, and loaded it with some
> initial files. However when I go to checkout from my
> repository I get the
> following:
>
> $ svn checkout svn+ssh://jlconlin@myserver.com/path/to/repos/Repo CP
> Password:
> svn: Can't open file '/path/to/repos/Repo/format': Permission denied
>
> I can log via ssh to check on the permissions of format and
> this is what they are:
>
> $ ls -lh
> total 9.5K
> -rw-rw-r-- 1 jlconlin jlconlin 229 Mar 11 06:55 README.txt
> drwxrwxr-x 2 jlconlin jlconlin 5 Mar 11 06:55 conf
> drwxrwxr-x 2 jlconlin jlconlin 2 Mar 11 06:55 dav
> drwxrwsr-x 5 jlconlin jlconlin 10 Mar 11 06:56 db
> -rw-rw-r-- 1 jlconlin jlconlin 2 Mar 11 06:55 format
> drwxrwxr-x 2 jlconlin jlconlin 11 Mar 11 06:55 hooks
> drwxrwxr-x 2 jlconlin jlconlin 4 Mar 11 06:55 locks
>
>
> It seems clear to me that I have both read and write
> permissions for the 'format' file. When I log in, I can view
> the file and see that the format says '5'.
>
> Does anyone know what is going wrong here?

Check the user who runs svnserve. Does IT have permission to read and write?

Giulio

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