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

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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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“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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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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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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SVN can't update working copy as different user

I'm trying to update a working copy as a different user to the owner. The user is in the same group as the owner and the working copy is set to 755 throughout but I still get svn: Can't open file ...
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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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Trying to create a pre-revprop-change for editing message on commit

I'm trying to add a hook to svn so that you can edit messages on commits. But whatever I do I get the same error message. Revprop change blocked by pre-revprop-change hook (exit code 255) with ...
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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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Processes hanging indefinitely when calling read(2)

I have several Debian (Wheezy, x86_64) servers all exhibiting the following behavior: All of the servers have a set of cron jobs that, among other things, pull data from S3. These usually run fine, ...
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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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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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SVN with Apache 2.2 error: “Forbidden You don't have permission to access /repos on this server”

I have been following this svn installation guide and when I try to access my test repo by going to http://localhost/repos , I authenticate successfully but then I get this: "Forbidden You don't have ...
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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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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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Tortoise SVN / Subversion push updates to Windows 2008 Server

I am googling like crazy trying to find a solution for this - but not having much luck! I have TortoiseSVN and Subversion running on my local Windows XP machine. I make changes to my website and ...
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subversion issue on mac os x

This exists in my httpd.conf file: <Location /svn> DAV svn SVNParentPath /Users/iirp/Sites/svn Allow from all #AuthType Basic #AuthName "Subversion repository" #AuthUserFile ...
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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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Using SVN for Change Monitoring

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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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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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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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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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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Subversion 1.7.x and expat location in configure

I am running CentOS 6.3 64bit and DirectAdmin control panel. Currently I have installed Apache Subversion 1.6.19 without any problems. I have installed expat and expat-devel and neon-devel using yum. ...
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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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Set up svn for an existing project

I have an existing project "abc" with the path /home/abc. I want to set up a subversion repository in Ubuntu for this project. I have already installed subversion with the help the article "Create ...
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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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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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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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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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Is HTTP over VPN is faster than HTTP over the internet?

I just noticed something curious. While I was in the middle of checking out my codebase from home, I VPN'd in to the office right quick and my SVN checkout speed doubled! Once I was done I closed the ...
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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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subversion - receiving error “is already a working copy for a different URL”

When I am checking out a project or try to commit (I was previously able to do so), I receive the following error: svn: 'C:\Users\username\workspace\ABC' is already a working copy for a different URL ...
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Configure subversion to start SSH tunnel automatically for HTTP-only SVN server

We have an SVN server accessible with HTTP (and only HTTP) running on a firewalled port on our development system: dev $ svn checkout http://localhost:1234/proj/trunk On my workstation, I created a ...
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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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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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Subversion: Can't move… Permission Denied

Whilst trying to commit some files to SVN, we're suddenly all getting this error Can't move '/usr/local/svn/articles/db/txn-protorevs/2002-8.rev' to '/usr/local/svn/articles/db/revs/2/2003': ...
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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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VisualSVN Error – Revision File lacks Trailing Newline

We have VisualSVN version 2.1.3 installed on Windows 2003 server and all client machines are using tortoisesvn Client for commits and other svn operation. Everything was working fine till yesterday. ...
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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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Mac OSX Server: svn via ssh command line and encrypted passwords

When I log into our mac mini server running OSX 10.6 via ssh and use svn I get the message: ATTENTION! Your password for authentication realm: can only be stored to disk unencrypted! You are ...
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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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Incremental MySQL Backup using Subversion

Our MySQL database servers host several dozens of databases, with dump file size ranging from 1 to ~100 MB. Currently, our backup approach is mysqldump, wrapped in a shell script, and run from a ...
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Why would svn hang when committing using Apache?

I'm setting up a new SVN repository. It's configured for both svn+ssh and https access, following the instructions here. I'm using SVN 1.8.8, Apache httpd 2.2.4, on RHEL 6.4. When I commit using ...
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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 ...