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I'm trying to update a working copy as a different user to the owner. The user is in the same group as the owner and the working copy is set to 755 throughout but I still get

svn: Can't open file '/path/to/working/copy/.svn/lock': Permission denied
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Are the directory permissions set properly as well? I guess it's because it can't create the file because the dir doesn't have write permissions.

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Permissions on the .svn folder needed to 775 not 755 –  RMcLeod Jun 19 '12 at 10:10
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