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Re: Retrieval of mergeinfo unsupported (even after repo upgrade)

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2010 10:37:51 -0400

On Wed, Mar 24, 2010 at 10:39 AM, James Thomson <jt_at_james-thomson.net> wrote:
> On 24/03/2010 14:31, Mark Phippard wrote:
>>
>> On Wed, Mar 24, 2010 at 10:26 AM, James Thomson<jt_at_james-thomson.net>
>>  wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> Now I try and do a merge using the Subversion client in Debian:
>>>
>>>    svn mergeinfo https://mysvn/repo .
>>>
>>> and I get the following error:
>>>
>>>    svn: Retrieval of mergeinfo unsupported by '.'
>>>
>>> I get the same error message whether I'm using the Debian shell on the
>>> same
>>> server or if I'm connecting via TortoiseSVN and a Windows box.
>>>
>>> If I browse to the repository using my web browser, the version number at
>>> the bottom reads:
>>>
>>>    Powered by Subversion version 1.4.2 (r22196).
>>>
>>
>> I think your answer is ultimately right here ^^
>>
>> Your mod_dav_svn is not SVN 1.5.  I cannot tell you why.  Did you
>> restart Apache after upgrading packages?
>>
>>
>
> Yes, I've restarted apache using "/etc/init.d/apache2 restart" several
> times. No joy.
>
> I'm assuming that the mod_dav_svn is something that the backport package
> should update, but hasn't. Does this sound reasonable?

I believe it comes in its own Debian package. Did you update it too,
or just the base SVN package?

-- 
Thanks
Mark Phippard
http://markphip.blogspot.com/
Received on 2010-03-24 15:38:20 CET

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