The acronym SVN stands for Subversion, a very common and popular Version Control System.

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SVN post-commit hook executing on client

I'm attempting to add a post-commit hook to Subversion that will send an email to a group of users when a change is committed to the code base. I have been following these instructions, however when ...
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Upgrading from subversion 1.1

I have a very old Centos4 server which is running svnserve 1.1.4. Now I want to create a backup of this server because it has to be reinstalled. I created a dump file but VisualSVN server or ...
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SVN+SSH file permissions and login

Can't seem to log into the Tortoise Repository Browser or make any write changes locally. Only read access works. Our RHEL 6.5 linux box has subversion installed. Our svnserve.conf is configured as ...
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Can I checkout with svn a repository if permissions are 774

I have to give the right permissions to let some people to checkout 2 repositories that I created with svn, but I am not sure that with the sequence 774 they can checkout it. I have given 774 ...
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SVN checkout intermittently skips files but reports success

I have an intermittent issue with subversion checkouts. Reasonably frequently (though with no apparent pattern) when my continuous integration server (Bamboo) checks out code from the repository, ...
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SVN Post Commit Issue (Calling Bash)

All, I would like to invoke a bash script (to do some rsync magic) towards the end of my post-commit hook. Here is what my post commit hook looks like: #!/bin/bash REPOS="$1" REV="$2" ...
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Sync Code Between EC2's [Rsync/SSH]

I have a variety of EC2 boxes inside an ELB, one of which is used for SVN exclusively. I currently have a script that gets called as part of the post-commit hook which is meant to sync files between ...
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Building an inotify-based backup with revisions

I am currently trying to come up with a backup solution for a ~50K file folder with paths up to 350 chars in length which contain special characters like "º", double quotes, single quotes, "Ñ", "-" ...
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redirect to subversion project after authorization

I am trying to figure out how to have apache redirect to a subversion repository after the requested URL is authorized for a user. After trying a lot of combinations the best result I can get is ave ...
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Apache alias works in browser, but does not work while trying to access via svn client

I am encountering an issue that drives me mad. I installed from scratch an ubuntu 14.04 machine, installed a LAMP stack and subversion. I created a new folder /var/www/svn and imported my various SVN ...
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Can LDAP be used to authenticate SVN for remote users?

I'm wondering if SVN (on Apache) can be setup to allow LDAP authentication remote users. I.e. these users are not logged into a domain. Will the SVN client prompt for the domain\user name and then ...
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TracError: Unsupported version control system “svn”: cannot import name fs

I started out with a duplicate database entry error, and in trying to fix it am no longer able to resync my Trac database at all. Unable to import all the history I tried to upgrade from 0.12 to ...
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SVN repo not found after upgrading centos 6.4 to 6.5

I installed svn client centos 6.4 but it was not working and throwing an error and not checking out the project. I googled it around and find a blog stating to upgrade centos. So i did upgrade and ...
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migrating a tortoisesvn repository to another folder

I have a tortoise svn repository on my C: drive, I've recently installed a new hard drive and would like to migrate the repository to the D: drive. How would I go about this?
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Apache+subversion Kerberos Authorization Active Directory

I have configured Apache+Subversion with Kerberos. Here's my config: SSLRequireSSL DAV svn SVNPATH /var/www/svn/testrepo AuthType Kerberos Krb5KeyTab /etc/krb5.keytab KrbAuthRelams ...
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SVN server on an Amazon machine started refusing connection

Today, out of the blue one of our team mates tried committing to our SVN repo and the SVN server replied with: Error running context: No connection could be made because the target machine actively ...
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subversion directory structure diff between revisions [closed]

I can't seem to find a way to use Subversion to take a diff of directory structure changes between two revisions. I'd like to see what files/directories/symlinks have been added/deleted between two ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 'Not authorized to open root of edit operation'

After migration from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS To Ubuntu 14.04 LTS my Apache SVN (mod dav_svn) behavior changed. I began getting Not authorized to open root of edit operation when updating from the server on ...
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svn: Can't open file '/var/www/svn/repo/db/txn-current-lock': Permission denied

On Fedora os, I have problem to access SVN Repo and commit via HTTP. Here is my config file /etc/httpd/conf.d/subversion.conf LoadModule dav_svn_module modules/mod_dav_svn.so LoadModule ...
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How can we force a puppet manifest and module syntax check prior to version control check-in?

I am working on deploying version control for our puppet modules and manifests. I want to enforce a workflow that requires a puppet module and manifest code check prior to a check-in of changes. This ...
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How to install SVN client version 1.8 on CentOS/RHEL 6?

I'm trying to install the SVN client version 1.8 on CentOS 6. I'm using the description on http://tecadmin.net/install-subversion-1-8-on-centos-rhel/ All activities are running successful without ...
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SVN auto-pros with Apache DAV

How can I set auto-props with SVN version 1.8 using the Repository Dictated Configuration? http://subversion.apache.org/docs/release-notes/1.8.html#repos-dictated-config. I am running svn server ...
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Configuring Subversion (SVN) repository via Apache on Bluehost VPS Server

I am trying to configuring Subversion (SVN) on our Bluehost VPS server which has CentOS v6.5. So far, Installation went smoothly by following this guide -> http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/Subversion ...
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cannot remotely access SVN from other Windows 7 computers

I have two computers in my lab, both are in our university's network domain, running Windows 7. I tried to use VisualSVN to create a repository on one of them, and access it from the other one (in ...
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Linux server apache httpd processes take i/o wait to close to 100% and lock down server

For about 5 days now, and seemingly out of the blue, my linux server has started locking up from time to time. The pattern is always the same as far as I can tell from top and iotop commands around ...
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How can I limit access to a SVN repository per user?

i got require from manager on below if user has account on subversion, they can check out or commit to repository some folder or file on repository. user can't commit but user can check-out ...
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How to structure the relationship between production scripts and version control?

I'm responsible for maintaining a series of scripts, the purpose of which is to pull data from an API once a day and update a database. When I took over this role, the scripts were stored in SVN, and ...
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svnadmin dump returns error insufficient disk space

I have a SVN repo that is around 35GB after dumping. I know this is huge, but our business requires that all revisions of all files and libraries be tracked. I have Apache Subversion hosted on an ...
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Intermittent error with apache and svn: Error reading chunk (overflow)

We recently started seeing intermittent errors in our apache logs (version 2.2.22 32bit) when trying to access our SVN repository (version 1.7.8 32bit): (20014) Internal error: Error reading chunk ...
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Processes hanging indefinitely when reading from network connections

An update to the below: I have experienced a similar problem on an unrelated script, on a Debian virtual machine in a different datacentre. This looks suspiciously like the issue described here (and ...
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SVN customize 403 error message

How can I customize "403 Forbidden" message? For only this message I want add additional info, like this "403 Forbidden (you have no rights to [URL to repository])" . How to do it? I want to save ...
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Trying to create a pre-revprop-change for editing message on commit

I'm trying to add a hook to svn so that you can edit messages on commits. But whatever I do I get the same error message. Revprop change blocked by pre-revprop-change hook (exit code 255) with ...
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nginx SSL termination for apache2.2 svn server results in endless redirects

I'm trying to set up a SVN repository on our new company server. We are using nginx for SSL termination and apache as SVN backend. I don't know whats wrong with my configuration, but if I call svn ...
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How to sync SVN repository with a remote FTP filesystem

I configured a Centos server locally(in-office) which contains a SVN repository with a project. Many developers are working on this repository and making changes. Also I have a remote server which ...
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Using SVN for Change Monitoring

What's is the best way to take a subversion check out and say check this in; I don't care if there are conflicts, make this the most recent version for that branch? We have an application where ...
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Rewrite/configure WebSVN location with MultiViews

I have configured mod_dav_svn 1.8.9 on FreeBSD along with WebSVN 2.3.3 this way: <Location /repos/svn> DAV svn SVNParentPath /usr/local/svn/repos SVNListParentPath On ...
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Subversion svn+ssh speedup needed - can we reduce per-connection read timeout?

I have a series of scripts that are doing many svn operations and taking too long and we're not sure why. For example svn switch svn+ssh://srv/repo/... ... This consistently takes about 1.1 ...
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Apache 2.4 + SVN authz authentication with mixed authenticated/anonymous access

I'm using Apache 2.4, and I wish to use it without mod_access_compat. I'm trying to serve SVN repositories, with access control handled by mod_authz_svn. I want some repos or locations within repos ...
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Set up svn for an existing project

I have an existing project "abc" with the path /home/abc. I want to set up a subversion repository in Ubuntu for this project. I have already installed subversion with the help the article "Create ...
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Migrate Entire SVN Server

We have an SVN server with around 55 GB of code, and a second, brand spanking new SVN server which currently serves one project. I'd like to move all of the content on the old server to the new ...
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How do I chain an svn checkout over ssh? [closed]

Say I have an svn host on a private network that we will call my_work_svn. I cannot access this from externally but I can access it from a machine which we will call my_work_ssh (and assume I am ...
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CentOS 6.5 SVN https - Unknown DAV provider: svn

I am trying to setup a CentOS 6.5 64bit server with SVN over HTTPS. Unfortunately after configuring the /etc/httpd/conf.d/subversion.conf file as follows (changed paths): <Location /repos> ...
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How to query SVN server for users who logged on in the past X days?

Is there a SVN command that will tell me what users logged on in the past X days?
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Do old package versions in CentOS mean that they do not have security fixes?

We asked our admin to update SVN on our CentOS 6.5 server. He did so and the result was SVN 1.6.11. However the current version of SVN is 1.8.9. I know the CentOS yum repository is not always ...
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VisualSVN Error – Revision File lacks Trailing Newline

We have VisualSVN version 2.1.3 installed on Windows 2003 server and all client machines are using tortoisesvn Client for commits and other svn operation. Everything was working fine till yesterday. ...
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gss_accept_sec_context() failed: The referenced credential has expired with apache, kerberos, and subversion 1.8 server

System information Server: Apache 2.2 Subversion: 1.8 We are using Kerberos + Apache + Subversion. We have until recently been using Subversion 1.5's dav_svn module. We are attempting to update ...
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SVN Authentication using Active Directory

Is it possible to use Active Directory (Server 2008 R2) to manage users for a subversion repo that's hosted on Debian (Wheezy)? I've tried linking the SVN hosted on Apache on a Debian server to the ...
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subversion on apache - checkout failed: 405 Method Not Allowed

I try to setup subversion on an apache server. I followed this guide: [http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/Subversion][1] If I try to checkout afterwards with Tortoise SVN a project I get the following ...
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Implementing and testing a Subversion hook

Background I'm trying to implement a number of commit hooks for Subversion. I have done a lot of research to try and get a simple test hook to work, however I have had no luck. For reference I have ...
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Why would svn hang when committing using Apache?

I'm setting up a new SVN repository. It's configured for both svn+ssh and https access, following the instructions here. I'm using SVN 1.8.8, Apache httpd 2.2.4, on RHEL 6.4. When I commit using ...