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

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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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Cant checkout from WebSVN

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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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: 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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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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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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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 ...
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Subversion error: Repository moved permanently to please relocate

I've set up subversion and apache on my server. If I browse to it through my webbrowser it works fine (http://svn.host.com/reposname). However, if I do a checkout on my machine I get the following ...
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Unsupported version control system “svn”: No module named svn

I'm using The Trac Project with TracModWSGI – The Trac Project on RHEL7: # cat /etc/redhat-release Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 7.0 (Maipo) # rpm -q httpd mod_wsgi subversion swig ...
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VisualSVN on Windows 2012 - how to run “svnadmin hotcopy” (getting Access is Denied)

Following this as a guide: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/33055/what-is-the-best-way-to-backup-subversion-repositories I've tried the following commmands: svnadmin hotcopy "C:\Repositories" ...
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SVN Commit Not Updating Files On Server

I have followed this guide http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/Subversion and everything has worked as far as 5.3 (i can check out files). I had an existing directory "/var/www/file-manager". This ...
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Does mod_dav_svn support the Apache mpm-worker module?

Does the subversion mod_dav_svn support Apache's MPM-Worker thread configuration? I'm finding very little documentation so far on this, and I'm looking for better ways to make use of my subversion ...
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Upgrade Subversion 1.6 to 1.7 on CentOS? (can't find yum repository)

I want to upgrade my SVN Server from 1.6 to 1.7. Unfortunately I can't find anything on the internet how to do this with yum. I have checked rpmforge-extras but it has only svn 1.6 and not 1.7 I ...
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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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Access, Permissions, and Security for 3rd party developers

Our Marketing department wants to start hiring an outside company to assist in the development and maintenance of our marketing website. The website right now is on FreeBSD (using apache), but with ...
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How to copy an SVN repository periodically without losing the target tags, and branches?

We want to download (export, checkout) a complete repository, and import to a different repository (with all the commit messages) periodically so we can implement a tag/branch strategy. Background: ...
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How to restrict access to a child SVN directory only?

I'm trying to configure permissions for an SVN repository accessed through Apache 2. What I want is to let anyone access the root directory, while restricting to authenticated users a child directory. ...
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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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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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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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How do you accept an SSL certificate through the SVN command line?

Is there an command line option to auto accept a SSL certificate permanently using the SVN commandline in a way that avoids the prompt?
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Visual Svn Server: How to restrict edit by specified IP Address

I want to enable only a specific IPAddess to edit (add, delete, update...) my visual svn server, but all others IPAddess must be able to read... I believe it is necessary a change like this in the ...