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RE: beginner admin question: no repository found

From: Bob Archer <Bob.Archer_at_amsi.com>
Date: Mon, 11 Apr 2011 10:27:20 -0400

> The machine on which my svn repository lives was recently upgraded.
> I didn't have svnserve in a run-on-reboot script, so I started it
> by hand (log in as "svn", then type "svnserve -d"). But whenever I
> make any requests of the server (e.g. "svn ls svn://localhost",
> much less "svn update"), I get the error message "svn: No
> repository found in 'svn://localhost'". I then do a "ps x", and I
> see something like
> 11550 ? Ss 0:00 svnserve -d
> 11556 ? Z 0:00 [svnserve] <defunct>
> Is 11556 just a subprocess created to handle this request, which
> for whatever reason hasn't gone away yet? Or is it the actually
> svn server, which for some reason died as soon as it was asked to
> do any work?
> I've done an "svnadmin verify", and the repository seems to be
> fine. None of the config files has been changed in over a year, so
> I doubt they're corrupted. Any ideas?

It is possible it is binding to IPv6 rather than IPv4... I think you can pass in the IP you want it to bind to.


Received on 2011-04-11 16:27:50 CEST

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