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

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LDAP and DAV with AuthnProviderAlias not working

I have a working apache 2.4 config for ldap with svn <IfModule mod_ssl.c> <VirtualHost _default_:443> ... <Location /ldapsvn> DAV svn SVNParentPath ...
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SVN+SSH On Ubuntu: Locking down security - Passwords

Good day, I have setup a server running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have left the default SSH port as-is for now, and have set up a DynDNS.org account. From a machine, running linux, on a separate network, ...
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Nginx subversion commit failure

Hi I have trouble in committing php scripts to subverison. I am using Nginx web server to send request to apache server using mod_proxy setting of nginx for commiting files, svn checkout and updates ...
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Problems after updating SVN to 1.8.3 on Ubuntu 12.10 (using WANdisco package)

apache2: Syntax error on line 203 of /etc/apache2/apache2.conf: Syntax error on line 2 of /etc/apache2/mods-enabled/authz_svn.load: Cannot load /usr/lib/apache2/modules/mod_authz_svn.so into server: ...
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Is it necessary to do an svnadmin dump to backup subversion?

We have subversion repositories that are accessed via svn+ssh and apache's svn module. Is there any problem with just backing up the repository directories directly, or will I get something out of ...
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Running svnsync on a repository with group suid/sgid set fails to execute a hook

I have a Linux server that I am attempting to run svnsync against a list of repositories to mirror / back up. I created a folder /srv/backups and set it to have the group gsid of adm, using chmod g+s ...
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Prevent user access to console but still allow svn+ssh:// access to SVN repos

I create an user john on my server and I add him into the SVN group so we can share our code and everything looks okay. Now I want to prevent this user from connecting to the console or shell via SSH. ...
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How to make sure that a file exists in my svn repository but no commits are allowed?

I have a few files that I want to exist in my svn repository but I don't want any information contained within. Developers with the file always have local changes, but their changes should not be ...
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What are the permissions to set on SVN root?

I'm trying to provide a remote access to SVN server through Apache. The situation can be illustrated like this: /root /public-project /trunk /branches /restricted-project ...
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How to restrict access to Visual SVN server by specified IP address? [closed]

I need to allow only specific IP addrees to access my visual svn server. Visual SVN 2.6.0 is installed in the server. SERVER : WIndows 2008 R2 I'm accessing the svn by the urls like ...
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How to run latest SVN revision script via Apache?

I've installed svn server on my Centos 6.4 machine. I have currenty one repo and one subdomain. I want to link this subdomain to run latest repo revision. I don't know how to do that, because there is ...
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Is it possible to limit access to an svn server to not just credentials but to machines as well?

my office has provided laptops to all staff in addition to the new desktops we just have. I have been asked to secure our svn server which is a dedicated server hosted somewhere with ubuntu running on ...
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subversion load fails with “no such revision”

I'm trying to learn how to migrate a Subversion repo, and am running into an issue that doesn't make sense to me. I've used svndumpfilter to split out a sub-project, and have removed some path ...
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Configure httpd.conf for SVN

I need to configure svn on centos 6.4 (final). I installed svn 1.6 and done the initial configuration but while accessing the repository via url i am getting a list of svn conf files/folders instead ...
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Get last modification date on many SVN repos

I'm hosting svn server for my developers. From server I see all configured dirs with svn repos. I want to get last modification date on all of them(obout 30 different projects). I don't want to ...
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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 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 ...