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

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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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New to SVN — Not seeing my “Working Copy”

First off I would like to link to a question that pertains to how I go to this question, so that those who may be able to help might follow my work flow. See my last question here: Installed SVN -- ...
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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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subversion post-commit hook not triggered

I'm using subversion together with Apache. I have my repo, owned by apache user and everything is running well, except post-commit hook. Whatever I have tested, code within post-commit script is not ...
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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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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 ...
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Getting Redmine integrated with svn while running passenger as user www-data

I'm having some problems getting passenger and svn to work in Redmine. System Ubuntu 12.04 Apache 2.2.22 PassengerRuby 1.9.1 Passenger 3.0.19 Problem When I let Passenger do it's normal user ...
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SVN Input / Output error

I regularly take backups of Subversion. From past 4-5 days I have observed one of our project is giving input/output error while taking backup, Earlier also it has been crashed, I had restored it, ...
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svn slow performance while browsing repo

I noticed a slow authentication and browsing on my svn repo. What can I do from the backend to troubleshoot? This is CentOS linux with svn 1.6.9 with fsfs DB.
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Subversion: Wrong global-ignores / can't see mime-types

I'm currently testing Subversion on a Server. As you can see in my config file below, I did following edits: A: I added global ignores: global-ignores = *thumb.db *.tmp B: I enabled auto-props ...
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I have a ubuntu 12.10 with subversion 1.7.5. When i try to commit a project it returns 500 ISE

This is the error that returns the client(versionsapp) when i try to commit. Server sent unexpected return value (500 Internal Server Error) in response to POST request for ...
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SVN server with LDAP athentication SASL error

i'm having few problems with my SVN authentication with Active Directory. I am using CollabNet subversion server + client on a windows server 2003 box. When I try to connect to SVN from my computer I ...
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Subversion edge on windows 7 ldap_simple_bind_s failed

I'm using TortoiseSVN to connect to my subversionedge server for source control. This has been working all along until one of our main switches got reset and changed the IP address of a few of our ...
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SVN through a port-forwarded Tunnel “Network Connection Closed Unexpectedly”

I work in an organization with (unnecessarily) stringent security requirements. Last year, we set up an SVN server on a cloud machine. The requirements for this machine dictated that the only approved ...
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How to convert existing SVN path to lowercase?

I have an existing SVN directory path with camel case that look like this, IP_PATH/svn/ProjectA. I would like to change the path to lowercase that look like this, IP_PATH/svn/projecta, anyhow I ...
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How to find every active SVN repo on linux server

Is there any easy way to find the path of every Directory that is the root of an active SVN repo on a RHEL server? I figure I could do a find for revprops or a directory named hooks or something. Is ...
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Moving SVN Repos to New Server

If I am using svnadmin dump on the first server, running svn 1.6.9 and restoring it on the new server running svn 1.6.11, and the new server will have the same hostname, the URLs will be the same, but ...
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mod_dav_svn not allowing authenticated users

I am running a CentOS 6.3 server along with a custom compile apache 2.4.3 (compile line below) and custom compiled subversion 1.7.8 (again, compile line below). I have mod_dav_svn set up, and it half ...
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Subversion Repository Access Rules

I have several repositories and users set up via CollabNet Subversion Edge. I am trying to learn a bit about restricting access to a few of our repositories to only a few users, and I am running into ...
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Cant access SVN Server even locally [closed]

I have installed VisualSVN Server 2.5.8 and Tortoise SVN 1.7.11. My repositories are added to the SVN and can be seen in VisualSVN Server Manager. However, I am not able to access the repository by ...
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Create read-only user on Collabnet Edge SVN

How can I create a read-only user (for access from another websvn server) on a Collabnet Edge SVN server? I do have a level of administrative rights through the web interface as well as direct server ...
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Create read-only repo from remote repo and update it regularly

I want to create a local copy of a remote repo. This shall be done, because we are running some tools which are using the repo very often and we want to prevent wasting bandwidth. There are no writing ...
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GIT SVN with subgit and apache

I've started evaluating a piece of software called subgit which seamlessly allows you to interface a repo with either SVN or GIT. Throughout our organization we interface our repos using apache, and ...
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VisualSVN Server doesn't trigger post-commit hook

I have an issue that is driving me crazy. I want to integrate VisualSVN Server with Mantis BT, so when I commit from the svn client, and I comment something like "fixed issue #3" then the issue in ...