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Re: New Directory Commit Failure

From: Casey Heney <caseyheney_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 13 May 2020 10:53:48 -0700

On May 12, 2020, at 6:27 PM, Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name> wrote:
> Casey Heney wrote on Tue, 12 May 2020 17:23 -0700:
>> Commit failed (details follow):
>> Changing directory '/Users/casey/Documents/repo/trunk/docroot/new-dir'
>> is forbidden by the server
>> Access to
>> '/!svn/wrk/cfa651e5-5850-4325-a441-1b5f8f37b3ea/trunk/docroot/new-dir'
>> forbidden
>
> The error code wasn't printed, I see, but it's E195023.
>
>> Committing new or modified files works just fine. I can clone a
>> directory with a new name and commit that. I can also commit deletes of
>> directories. The problem is just with committing new directories. I
>> have also tried logging in to the server via Terminal and committing
>> new folders directly on the server filesystem itself, and that does in
>> fact work, so I believe the issue is with apache.
>
> To be clear, did you run «svn mkdir file:///path/to/repo/foo/bar» or
> «command mkdir /path/to/repo/foo/bar»? I think you meant the former,
> but just to make sure.
>
> As you say, file:// doesn't use authz.

Confirmed yes. I should have said that file:// works as expected.

>> In an attempt to reduce possible permission issues, I tried updating my
>> authz file to the following:
>>
>> [/]
>> * = rw
>
> Good call. Authz restrictions are indeed one possible cause of E195023.
>
> Did you confirm that you modified the correct authz file?

Confirmed yes. I went as far as to use a bad path first to confirm a
different fail, then switch back to the wide open authz file.

> Another cause of E195023 is HTTP status 403 responses. Those might be
> returned by some proxy, too. Might that be the unknown recent change?

I will follow up with my networking guys to see if any of them fess up
to making any unauthorized changes, though I suspect I will hear that
nothing has changed there either.

I appreciate the quick and thoughtful response nonetheless.

>> Running up against this issue that I can’t find an answer to, I created
>> an account here hoping someone might have some insight. Being new and
>> not knowing how this list works exactly, I would appreciate being CC’d
>> on any replies. Thanks for the help.
>
> HTH
>
> Daniel
Received on 2020-05-13 20:06:43 CEST

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