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

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SVN Clients on Windows Server 2008 R2 freeze while attempting to run update/checkout

Here's my setup: I'm running Jenkins as a CI build server on Windows Server 2008 R2 VM. My SVN server is v.1.6.[something] on a Linux server (I'm pretty sure it's CentOS, but I don't know the ...
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Same Apache httpd instant: Same Subversion repository defined two different ways

We currently have a Subversion repository defined using a svn_auth_file for authorization. I would like to change this to use our LDAP server (a Windows Active Directory server). This way, users can ...
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Weird Subversion behaviour on virtual machines

I've deployed four virtual machines to test a Subversion setup with specific client and server side hooks. I have one Fedora top level server, Windows working both as client for Fedora server and a ...
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SVN Server LDAP Authentication Error: User is not unique

I'm getting the following error when Apache (running on Solaris) tries to authenticate against LDAP for a specic user for SVN server: auth_ldap authenticate: user abc authentication failed; URI ...
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Configuring new Trac 1.0 does not get its svn versions updated

On my Ubuntu I have installed: trac 1.0 SVN 1.6.17 trac plugin for subversion Then I configured my repository. When I set it it requested me to sync my repository and I did. When I did that the ...
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Copying subversion repository to new shared drive

We are migrating our data to a new H-NAS server. So, I planned to move our subversion repositories to a shared drive in the H-NAS server. Instead of moving the data using svnadmin dump ...
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SVN authorization failed

I cannot checkout from my SVN repo with the following configuration on Ubuntu: svnserve.conf: [general] anon-access = none auth-access = write password-db = passwd authz-db = authz [sasl] authz ...
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SVN server with svn+ssh protocol over custom port

I am running Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS as virtual machine and there is vShield also at the front with enabled firewall and some NAT modifications. There are also other machines in my VPS configuration, but ...
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Optimizing Apache Subversion Configuration - Remove duplicate config blocks

I have a repeating authentication block for each of my repositories and was wondering, if there is a way to reuse the block and optimize our setup. This setup enables us to browse to code.domain.com ...
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Can you use wildcards in Subversion's Path Based Authorization?

Subversion info: Collabnet Subversion Edge 3.2.2 SVN Version: 1.8.0 Apache HTTP Server 2.4.4 Using mod_authz_svn, no ldap What I'm trying to do is allocate access of a Subversion project to all ...
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unable to connect to subversion via subclipse [closed]

I am trying eclipse helios on windows 64 bit and I have tried subclipse 1.6 & 1.8 but I have not been able to get it to work. The most recent error message is copied below: RA layer request ...
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svnserve seems to write files as root. How can I give access to the same repository via svnserve and apache?

The aim is to set up subversion with both svnserve and apache/webdav access. When users commit via http/apache, files are written to the filesystem and belong to apache user. When users commit via ...
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disallow file types (shell script wordpress security)

We recently got our servers into SVN which has been great, but this causes a lot of problems when using things like WP Filebase for CMS file management. It's also hard to keep the uploads folder ...
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svn: E170000: Unrecognized URL scheme for httpxxxx

Looks like the custom built svn doesn't work for http URLs. After searching online, I understood that I need to install neon libraries which I did. After installing neon when i am building the ...
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SVN access issue

I followed the document for setting up the SVN with Apache [section 3 but not using SSL right now], I can access the "test" repository when I don't enable security settings such as Require user in the ...
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SVNParentPath directory authorization

The question is a bit stupid but I can't get it sorted. I have a server with SVN that uses the SVNPath directive in httpd.conf and all works fine with path authorizations. Now I'm installing a second ...
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Subversion I/O Error while writing on network share

We have a Subversion server & we are taking alternative days backup of the repositories. Whenever we take backup of the repository in REMOTE Shared Windows Server atleast 2-3 repositories are ...
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SVNPath is ignored in Location in Apache configuration

There are many SVN repositories all hosted under the same directory. I would like to expose one of them (extra) to people with different credentials. Why does the following apache configuration does ...
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SVN post-commit updating to incorrect version

We have an odd issue with SVN and its post-commit hook. We have a number of sites, and this issue only affects one (at least that I've found). There's a post-commit hook with this code: #!/bin/sh ...
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Can Windows Backup and Restore safely backup an SVN repository?

I'm using VisualSVN to host a repository on a server that is backed up nightly using Windows' built in Backup and Restore functionality. Is this sufficient or do I need to create a separate task to ...
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Debian after upgrade Apache to 2.4.4, Libapache2-svn won't work

I've had a working Apache2 with SVN running for a long time. For some other reason I had to do a system upgrade: apt-get upgrade Everything seemed to go OK, except my Apache2 configuration. Now it ...
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Installed SVN — Possible to create a repository from a directory that already exists

I have been reading a lot about SVN and am slightly confused. Mostly because of the inconsistency in semantics used. Some will call a directory a repo (even though it hasn't been created as one yet) ...
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httpd ldap and file authentication error

We have SVN running via Apache httpd. For authentication we use Active Directory and if the user isn't in AD, we fallback to file authentication. This works fine, except for the error messages in case ...
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WebSVN with dav_svn authentication

I'm trying to provide an access to WebSVN in my server but I can't. The goal is to show some repos only to people who are logged in and admin of that repo. For instance, I have two repos, one of them ...
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Is it possible to cache subversion?

Is it possible to cache subversion at all? May be any commercial solution? Any help would by highly appreciated.
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How to resolve a file cannot be larger than the value set by ulimit in SVN?

I was trying to do a backup for my SVN repository in AIX through following command: svnadmin dump <path> > dump_file and also this command: svnrdump dump <path> > dump_file but ...
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SVN via SSH not working on Windows with Tortoise SVN

I have SSH access to a FreeBSD machine which has svnadmin (and the rest of the necessary utilities) installed. svn is version 1.7.9 (r1462340). I am on Windows 7 x64, using Tortoise SVN 1.7.7. I have ...
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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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Migrating Subversion Server to Another

I have a server where I replaced the hard drive and now I'm rebuilding the server. I have all of the configuration and data of the old subversion setup+repos on the old hard drive. Is there anyway to ...
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Issue with applying an SSL cert (Apache)

I'm running a windows server 2008 r2 with apache 2 installed runnign svn. I've had to buy a new public cert. I've overwritten the old .crt and .key file with the new files and then restarted the ...
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svn command not found for specific user

I am implementing a system for exporting the source code from my svn server to the client's server (where the web is going to be hosted). I asked my client to install subversion in his machine to be ...
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Procedure to upgrade SVN server on ubuntu 10.04

I have an ubuntu server running SVN server 1.6 with apache2, which I want to upgrade to 1.7 Running 'apt-get install subversion' just upgraded me to 1.6.6, not to 1.7 What command should I use ...
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SVN skip-delta/diff behavior with FSFS backend; Does 1 missing revision = incomplete HEAD?

We have Subversion 1.6.11 with FSFS backend on CentOS 6.3 served via svnserve -d. I had moved us to a new server and somehow screwed up the loading of the dump files (we used Chris Knights ...
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SVN how to sort out a repository that has gotten out of order

We have about 5 different SVN repositories running on SVN 1.6.11 on top of CentOS Linux 6.3. I was asked to migrate our SVN server to a new server last week. We have a cron job that does a Full backup ...
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Cannot setting up path based authentication in subversion

I've followed the subversion book countless times to try and set proper path authorization on our subversion server, but I haven't been able to make this work. Here is my access rules file : ...
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svnserve -d child process spawning and svn connections under netstat

I see many svnserve -d processes running on my CentOS 6 box, one with the PID 400 and PPID 1 and the rest with PPID 400. I take this to mean the first one is started by init scripts (i know it is) ...
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SVN Server migration strategy

I have a SVN server with 6 (lets call them repo1-repo6) repos using version 1.6.9. Five of the repos are served using svnserve -d and one is mod_dav_svn (httpd). 1) I did a full dump of each repo ...
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Use version control for a live website [closed]

I have a live website hosted in a linux shared godaddy account. I want to start using Version Control. I also have a easyPHP localhost in my windows, where I do my development and testing. I am ...
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SVN upgrade from 1.6.9 to 1.7.9?

I am going to be performing a server migration for our SVN repos hosted on Enterprise Linux 6.2 using SVN 1.6.9 over svnserve (svn://) and mod_dav_svn (http://). I will be using the svnbackup.pl ...
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SVN and NFS architecture

I have linux servers autoscaled and each mounts NFS drive on boot. The NFS is synced using SVN. When i change something in my files the changes only propagate to new servers. I have a lot of traffic ...
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SVNADMIN: lslocks and rmlocks disagree

When I run the command: svnadmin lslocks My_Repo| grep -B2 user_name, I get about 10 files which are locked. Other people see that this user has them locked in TortoiseSVN. When I run svnadmin ...
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svn: Repository moved permanently error - apache configuration issue

I've read all other topics that "seemed" similar on stackoveflow and I couldn't find solution. When I issue command in local network svn co ip/svn/repo All works fine. But sometimes I do checkout on ...
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How to get Subversion repository from svn:// and https://?

I know these are noob questions, but I never got my own Subversion running before and I'm kinda lost. I installed VisualSVN in Windows, but it doesn't support svn:// protocol by default, only HTTP or ...
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Getting error “svnadmin: File already exists” for `svnadmin load`

I am struggling trying to load a incremental SVN backup made using svnadmin dump --incremental. I have based my backup script on the ServerFault post: Incremental Backups of SVN Repository daily ? ...
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Setup apache and SVN

Well I have an issue when I want to run SVN, I already explorer all the related question but I couldn't get what is wrong in my case. So that's why I decided to post my question in here, kindly help ...
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SVN permissions editor

As far as I know all SVN path-based permissions have to be manually entered in a text file. Does anyone know if there is a nice editor for SVN path-based permissions? By "nice" I mean UI appealing ...
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Is there a global .bash_profile for all users on a system?

So I stumbled across svn color and thought it was something useful all our devs would appreciate. The read me for this says to put some code in your ~/.bash_profile, but I'm wondering how I might ...
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RA layer request failed svn: Unable to connect to a repository at URL “my url”

I am a new man in programer and my English is poor.I just want to know I just downloaded the file from the url,but now I can't connect to it any more except I reboot my computer!I mean ,I can't ...
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SVN repo browser does not show an open TCP connection on backend

When I am connected to mysvnserver using the repo browser (TortoiseSVN), I do not see an open connection when I perform a netstat on the mysvnserver box and grep for my computer. What is the ...
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How can I run svn up as www-data?

I have a website on an Ubuntu box. I've changed the ownership of the files to www-data:www-data. To update the files, I usually have to run sudo svn up, but that changes some of the file ownerships ...