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

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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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Apache 500 Internal Server Error when authenticating with authz_svn_module with an empty user name field

My Environment Apache 2.2 Windows Server 2008 R2 (I also had the same problem with Windows 7) Tortoise SVN 1.8.7 Subversion 1.8.9 I have this SVN Server using Apache for authentication with ...
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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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AuthDBDUserPWQuery with multiply tables

I have a MySQL authentication for SVN server. Configuration file looks like this: <Location /svn/project> ... AuthDBDUserPWQuery "SELECT Password FROM SVNUsers WHERE Nickname = %s" ...
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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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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 [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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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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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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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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Best method for SVN over reverse SSH

What's the best way to do a svn commit over reverse ssh? Typically when using svn we access it over svn+ssh, but I have an instance where the box making the modifications can't ssh into the svn ...
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Sudden issue with being able to import/commit projects into subversion

I have a web server which hosts SVN. Its been working for ages without any issues but now all of a sudden doesn't want to commit any changes. When I try and commit my project to SVN I get the ...
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Bitnami redmine error SVN

I'm installing the Bitnami Redmine stack (redmine + subversion). Firstly I install configure and test it locally (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS). And everything is OK. I install Bitnami stack on server (Red Hat ...
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TeamCity, SVN and SSL connection problems

Within our network we have a server which runs the Subversion Edge server. I have configured Edge to use SSL on port 8443. We have been happily connecting to SVN via clients such as Tortoise SVN, both ...
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Subversion repository size & backup file difference

A subversion repository size of 5.2 GB with 339 revisions. When I run the backup using Perl script the end result of file size was 28 GB. Can I know, how this could be possible. I am confused. ...
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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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File synchronization between local server and a remote web server

I have a local(in office) web server which acts as a testing platform for my website. Also its working as a SVN server to manage my websites code. Also there's a remote web server where my actual web ...
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SVN Server: 500 Error when connecting from client

I'm setting up a SVN server with Digest authentication. I get the following error when trying to connect with either the command line SVN client or with the Cornerstone client for Mac OS X, using ...
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Saving SSL password for SVN in Ubuntu

I have tried to set up my SVN that way, that it saves my passwords, but for some reason it won't work. I am using a SSL certificate, for which I need to provide a password every time. I have tried ...
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Running Subversion under Apache with two different versions of Subversion Server

We have five completely separate Subversion repositories on one server, and we use Apache httpd as our Subversion server. I do this because I can incorporate LDAP and use our Windows Active Directory ...
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SVN Server with authentication via Github

One of my users wants me to build an SVN server that uses a specific Github community for authentication. Users who are members of this community should be able to use their Github credentials to ...
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Problems configuring SVN with Apache on Ubuntu - 500 Error on commit

I am trying to configure SVN server using DAV on Apache. According to internet resources (for instance https://help.ubuntu.com/10.04/serverguide/subversion.html), installing all those on Ubuntu should ...
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Storing plaintext passwords for SVN

I'm on Windows, using SVN as a part of SharpSVN library. I need to store my passwords in plain text. I tried putting the following in my servers file: store-passwords = yes store-plaintext-passwords ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 with Subversion Edge and SLES 11 with Subversion Edge

I have a server (SLES 11) witch Subversion Edge. On this svn, i have repository and users. I have to migrate this svn on a Ubuntu server 12.04. I have installed Subversion Edge on this server. Now I ...
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Teamcity, Error collecting changes

Created a brand new TeamCity build project and configuration along w/ a new VCS root and receive the following errors on the first check for revisions TeamCity 8.0.6 (build 27767) running on CentOS ...
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Why does Subversion take longer to update on one machine?

On one of our servers (2008 R2), any SVN operations take a minimum of 30 seconds. The repository uses HTTPS for the protocol and FSFS for the type. If I update a specific file on my workstation, the ...
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TortoiseSVN on Windows - checkout error “…is not a valid as filename in directory”

I have a project under SVN control. SVN and repository reside on a Linux Debian 6 server. On the server I have a working copy as well (for Apache to show the website for test purposes). The checkout ...
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Proper Subversion permissions using HTTP and repository authorization with Linux users

Sorry for this “stupid” question but I really can’t find a solution on the internet. Please help me. I’m using Subversion on a Linux server to keep under version control the files of a website ...
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Subversion on 1 Gb uplink

is it possible at all to utilize 1 Gb uplink? I have 2 server with 1 Gb uplink 176.9.xxx.xxx - server # uname -a Linux svn.example.net 2.6.32-5-amd64 #1 SMP Mon Sep 23 22:14:43 UTC 2013 x86_64 ...
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How do I create an SVN external from within an existing repo?

I have a repo with a structure similar to this: +- www +- stylesheets +- javascripts +- images +- thumbnails Most of the repo only gets updated during a release. But because of ...
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Jenkins: LDAP username/email lookup

My Jenkins LDAP configuration works fine for the user login and user details. The user John Doe can login with his username jdoe and his password. His initial user information (user/jdoe/configure) ...