"It should work."
Specifically, if you run svnsync using an authz-bound user, then you
should just see adds-with-history converted into adds-without-history.
I believe we have regression tests for such scenarios too.
If you can reproduce this (have a minimal example), please file an
(separately: is the error in the subject really everything? It should
be logging the original error somewhere --- possibly on the server side,
On Thu, 14 Apr 2011 07:13 -0700, "ankush chadha" <ankushchadha2003_at_yahoo.com> wrote:
> Yes, that was the problem. After fixing the permissions, I initiated
> another mirror operation that was able to sync everything.
> The issue was that A had restricted access and a branch 'B' was
> created from A for public use. Since A was missing in the mirrored
> branch, the mirror operation failed
> However even though the error happened due to incorrect authentication
> scripts, the error message should have included some details about the
> problem. When I googled for this generic error message, there was lot
> of crap but no solution. I had to spend almost half a day to narrow
> down this issue.
> From: Thorsten Schöning <tschoening_at_am-soft.de>
> To: users_at_subversion.apache.org
> Sent: Wed, April 13, 2011 3:27:30 AM
> Subject: Re: svnsync error : Error while replaying commit
> Guten Tag ankush chadha,
> am Dienstag, 12. April 2011 um 18:46 schrieben Sie:
> > Is there any way to get around this problem. I updated all the permissions but
> > the problem is that A was created like years back and I won't be able to
> > mirror
> > those revisions.
> Access restrictions are not versioned with the data, they are read
> from the configuration at the moment one wants to access the data.
> Therefore it should make no difference when your folder A was created
> and if the user used to sync now still can't read folder A, then your
> access configuration is just wrong and needs to be tuned.
> The easiest thing to test would be to create a new user just for
> syncing an give him full access to everything.
> Mit freundlichen Grüßen,
> Thorsten Schöning
> Thorsten Schöning
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Received on 2011-04-14 16:21:42 CEST