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

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Getting 502 errors using SVN + Apache + Windows + HTTPS

As stated in the title, we are experiencing 502 / bad gateway/proxy errors in the following environment: SVN over HTTPS through Apache on Windows 2008 R2. These errors occur specifically when doing ...
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svn: The specified baseline is not the latest baseline, so it may not be checked out

I am facing a strange problem while performing a svn commit operation. On linux(suse), when I try to commit, svn fails and gives the following error. svn: Commit failed (details follow): svn: The ...
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httpd unpacking error on installing subversion and mod_dav_svn

I am unable to make subversion working on centOS 6.4. I am getting httpd unpacking error on installing mod_dav_svn. I am getting the following error. Running Transaction Installing : ...
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SVN Update Error

I am getting the following error while trying to update my SVN repository in my system by using the svn update option Error: PROPFIND request failed on '/usvn/svn/sme-team/trunk' Error: PROPFIND of ...
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Connect to SVN repository with Netbeans using SVN+SSH

I am trying to connect to a SVN server in order to import my project into it with svn+ssh authentication method. I am using the NetBeans IDE (6.8) with subversion plugin installed on Windows XP SP2. I ...
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Committing to a new SVN server

My old svn repo is no longer accessible, the physical server no longer exists. So, I'm going to be making a new one. I still have all the actual data plus newly modified and added files since. I'm ...
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Subversion authentication issues (Redmine integration)

I have a strange authentication issue related to Subversion (Apache acting as server) integrated with Redmine. I tried anything I can think of but nothing works (I can't find the exact cause of this ...
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manuly load dav_svn_module for subversion 1.8 [closed]

Using Centos 6.6, Compiling source code of Subversion and make the changes in httpd.conf for subversion, after reloading the Apache server got the error:- file /of/apache/httpd.conf: Unknown DAV ...
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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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Cant checkout from WebSVN [closed]

I am trying to download a script from SVN. The url looks like this: http://websvn.myurl.com/list.php?repname=name_1 I am trying to download using: svn checkout --username myuser --password mypass ...
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How to remove repositories from ViewVC commit database?

On a Debian system, my ViewVC database still refers to no longer accessible Subversion repositories (archived, moved to another server...) Because it hosts a large number of repositories, I cannot ...
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Subversion Authorization specifics

We have a group of 300 developers. All of them will have rw access to one of the repos, but a small group of them - let's call them contractors - should not be allowed to read any other repo but that ...
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Apache dav_svn - svn co yields 'moved permanently'

I have a couple of subversion repositories which are working fine. I can check out via protocols svn and svn+ssh. In order to check out the repositories behind a restrictive firewall I wanted to ...
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svn 503 error when commit new files

I am struggling with a strange error when I try to commit my repository. I have a V-server with webmin installed on it. Via Webmin I installed an svn module, created repositories and everything worked ...
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Can I install subversion client in Centos 5 for offline installation?

My Centos Version is : LSB Version: :core-4.0-ia32:core-4.0-noarch:graphics-4.0-ia32:graphics-4.0-noarch:printing-4.0-ia32:printing-4.0-noarch Distributor ID: CentOS Description: CentOS release ...
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SVN and WebSVN with different users access restriction on multiple repositories on linux

and first of all sorry for my english. I've installed an ubuntu server 10.04.1 with apache2, subversion, svn_dav and websvn. (and others services of course, like php5, mysql 5.1, etc). I've configured ...
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Stopping svn-autoreleasedeb

How can you stop the program? My auth.log has regularly similar entries as follows Jan 2 03:15:01 lumi CRON[28939]: pam_unix(cron:session): session opened for user svn-autoreleasedeb by (uid=0) Jan ...
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SVN merge with HTTPS hangs on FreeBSD

I was asked to post it on here instead (original here) I setup SVN and Apache, and when I do a checkout it executes normally, but whenever I try to run svn merge for some reason it just hangs. Here ...
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Difference between using crontab and /etc/cron.hourly,daily,weekly

I have a scheduled script that does an hourly svnsync backup of our Subversion repositories. I was running it from an entry in the root crontab without problems, but decided I'd like to run it from ...
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Connection problem between redmine and svn

I have server controlled by Debian 6.0. I installed and configured redmine some time ago, and now configured svn server. Now i'm trying to configure redmine to be able to view svn repository. URL ...
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svnadmin dump failing with Invalid diff stream message [migrated]

I am attempting to migrate an SVN repository from RHEL 5.11 to a different system. To effect this change I have attempted a few different scenarios, including simple "rsync", "svnadmin dump" and most ...
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“svn: Cannot negotiate authentication mechanism” for OSX CLI and WinXp TortoiseSVN, but linux CLI works

I had a working subversion server which used the passwd file which stores passwords in clear text. My requirements changed so that passwords now need to be encrypted. I did everything according to ...
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Updating SVN to 1.7 on Debian Squeeze

I tried to update my Subversion Client und Squeeze with 1.7. Therefore I extended the "/etc/apt/sources.list" with deb http://opensource.wandisco.com/debian/ squeeze svn17 Downloaded their key ...
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Sonicwall seems to be blocking port 3690 on random internal up address

We are trying to connect to a clients subversion server over the internet using port 3690 and random internal ip address are getting blocked and time out all of a sudden. My local ip of 192.168.0.150 ...
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Windows Server 2012R2 NTFS data deduplication and SVN clients

There seems to be an issue with using SVN on a NTFS deduped volume. To save space on my SSD for some huge development checkouts (> 5 GB each) i enabled data deduplication on the volume. This seems to ...
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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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Use username + password to authentifikate to svn via ssh

I have a Debian server running SVN version 1.8. Now I want to give secure access to the users via ssh, but without creating all the users as users on the system. So here is basically a solution. But ...
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BASH Scripting, su to www-data for single command

I am working on automating the creation of subversion repositories and associated websites as described in this blog post I wrote. I am running into issues right around the part where I su to the ...
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SVN restrict group to sub-folder only

I've been trying to find a solution to this problem of mine. I think I'm close, but it's late and I'm tired. What I'm trying to do is lock a specific user down to a single directory ("/QA" in this ...
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How Do I Restrict Repository Access via WebSVN?

I have multiple subversion repositories which are served up through Apache 2.2 and WebDAV. They are all located in a central place, and I used this debian-administration.org article as the basis (I ...
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Dependancy error when building maven project

I'm trying to move an application from being built locally on a Windows Eclipse installation to a Jenkins server. From what I can see the settings are correct and the dependencies should resolve. Even ...
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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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Avoid password check for read of a single file (Apache + dav_svn)

I've got a Subversion repository of private files, served by Apache over HTTPS using dav_svn. I'd like to give users in a single domain read access to a single file from this repository using HTTP. ...
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Lighttpd Proxy -> Apache SVN mod_dav_svn - Stuck via command line but works in browser

I have a confusing problem. I have installed a long time ago Apache 2.4 with mod_dav_svn to be able to access my repos via https urls. It all works fine with Apache only. Now i switched to lighttpd ...
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Subversion error: (405 Method Not Allowed) in response to MKCOL

I am getting the following error while trying to commit a new directory addition. svn: Commit failed (details follow): svn: Server sent unexpected return value (405 Method Not Allowed) in response to ...
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Create SVN repository to an existing directory

So I have an existing directory which I'd like to create into an SVN repository. It needs to be in this folder as that is the working directory. All files are in -filename- format and each folder ...
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SVN : How to get path of repository knowing its URL?

I'm trying to backup my SVN respository with svnadmin dump command. So I must give it the path of my repository which I don't know how to find it. I'm using svn over http. How can I find this? FYI: ...
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Sending Subversion logs to Logstash

My requirement is to send subversion logs(i.e username,revision number...) to logstash for parsing(then store it in elastic search and finally displayed it via kibana).Since subversion use its own ...
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SVN Checkout error on large repositories

I wonder if anyone can help me. We have recently migrated our Subversion repository from a VisualSVN Server on Windows to a subversion server on CentOS. The migration was succesfull however we are ...
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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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How can I configure SVN to deploy when I commit?

How can I configure SVN to deploy when I commit? I would like to deploy when I commit
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Using SVN for Change Monitoring [closed]

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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Trac + SVN post commit hook not working

I have a Trac environment with SVN repository linked. I am trying to setup SVN post commit hook to automatically update Trac tickets and add references etc. In ...
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Subversion - svnadmin dump remote url

I have Subversion repository that contains multiple projects, and now I'm trying to separate each project into it's own repository. system: # cat /etc/redhat-release Red Hat Enterprise Linux ...
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Writing an SVN hook that updates copy of committed code

I have a SVN repository with a lot of sub-projects stored in it. Right now in my post-commit I just loop through all possible folders on the machine and run svn update on each: REPOS="$1" REV="$2" ...
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How can I estimate the final size and processing time necessary to dump my entire repo?

Assume an SVN setup that consists of a single repo with nested project folders, something like this: \ - trunk - - projectA - - - trunk - - - - ... - - - branches - - - - ... - - projectB - - ...
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Multiple Subversion Servers behind a load balancer

I'd like to add a little redundancy to my subversion setup. I'd like to have multiple servers share a common NFS mount and load balance http requests to the servers (with stickiness). Is this an ...
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svn: Too many arguments to import command

Having a problem with the --message flag to the svn import command. On some servers it works, but on others it gets confused if the message contains spaces, even if you single or double quote the ...
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How can I do daily backups for my VisualSVN Repos? [duplicate]

How can I do daily backups for my VisualSVN Repos? Its on a Windows Server 2003 machine with VisualSVN Server, I was thinking about just doing an xcopy of the folder C:\Repo but I'm not familiar ...
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Apache 500 error with no entries in error.log [duplicate]

This is on a brand new Ubuntu 14.04 Server running a standard WAMP install with Apache DAV_SVN (using LDAP Authentication) added on top of it (mapped to /svn). I was able to get everything working ...