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

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Apache 500 error with no entries in error.log

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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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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Tortoise SVN: Initial connect timeout

I have a problem when connecting Tortoise SVN to my SVN server. The first connect seems to run into a timeout (SVN hangs about 20 seconds) and the second (automatic) try works instantly. I.e. every ...
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svnserve -t seems to be ignoring password file

I have an SVN repository on a remote system. User's connect to this repository using the svn+ssh protocol through Subclipse on their local machines. User steps: 1. open eclipse 2. sign in with server ...
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Tortoise SVN checkout via LAN

I have recently installed Tortoise SVN on Windows and have two computers, A and B. On both machines I installed TortoiseSVN and they are connected Via LAN and I have my repository saved in computer A. ...
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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 path based access, 403 forbidden

so I have set up an SVN repo which works. I am now setting up path based auth and am running into issues. If I enable AuthzSVNAccessFile in my dav_svn.conf in apache2 mods-available the svn falls over ...
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SVN client is not working giving error as below

host address found in database but Error: requested name is valid and was found in the database, but it does not have the Error: correct associated data being resolved for. I am able to go to the ...
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Hide .svn directories with Proftpd

Is it possible to hide directories with Proftpd? Specifically .svn directories. There is a HideFiles but not a HideDirectories directive. The problem with HideFiles is that it doesn't match on full ...
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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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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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SVN commit -m does nothing [closed]

I have a folder, which I am trying to add into a repository. So I did a svn co, copied the folder into the working copy. Did an svn add sudo svn add --force * --auto-props --parents --depth infinity ...
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how to solve SVN Commit Issue: forbidden by server

When I tried to commit my code using Eclipse. I got the following error: org.apache.subversion.javahl.ClientException: The operation is forbidden by the server svn: Commit failed (details follow): ...
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How to resolve this error in subversion installation?

I tried following this tutorial http://www.codinghorror.com/blog/2008/04/setting-up-subversion-on-windows.html but I get this error: C:\>net start svnserver System error 2 has occurred. The ...
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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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Having issues getting SVN server working

I'm trying to set up an SVN server on Linux (ubuntu, if it matters) and getting behavior that seems strange. When I'm on the actual server and try to just do svn list file://... it works and lists my ...
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Deploy web app to staging - production with subversion

We are building a web app and are almost ready to start deployment to a production server. We are using Subversion for version control and I'm now wondering what the best way would be to deploy to ...
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How to resolve “svn: Can't find a temporary directory: Internal error”?

I have already googled the message, and I have plenty of disk space available on the SVN server (it's about 4% usage of 150 GB). I have noticed that when I try echo $TMPDIR at the command prompt on ...
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Apache: Unable to setup simple SVN users and access rights

I have a SVN repository stored on an Apache server. Authentification was done through SSPI, and I'm trying to move this to more basic stuff (having a local list of user/password). My httpd.conf: ...
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How to clear svn client cache? (Odd problems when debugging svn configs for different users/roles)

I recently setup a SVN server with http as transport protocol (apache2, dav_svn,etc. ). The server seems to be working fine. I also created an authz file and various users. Now I want to debug, if my ...
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SVNReposName not working, uses the name of the other repository

I have two repository repo1 and repo2 this repos are stored in /svn/repos/repo1 and /svn/repos/repo2 and in he /etc/apache2/sites-avaliable/ have two files repo1.conf and repo2.conf with the next ...
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svndumpfilter exclude does not reduce dump file size

I have an svn repo that has grown over time and I am trying reduce it by dropping (1) obsolete content and (2) very old history. Right now, I am facing issues in #1, haven't yet started on #2. I have ...
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svn: E170000: Unrecognized URL scheme for ssh+svn / E204900 Permission denied

I'm trying to setup a new subversion server. It's installed and I've imported a repository from the old server. I can check this repository out to my desktop. When I change a file and try to commit ...
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Setting up svnserve as a service on RHEL5/CentOS system

How can I configure svnserve to run as a service. svnserve -d -r /var/svn/ just works until the server is restarted. Edit1: server details root@vps [~]# uname -a Linux vps.example.com ...
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mod_dav_svn - two virtual hosts for the same repository

I use Apache 2 and mod_dav_svn to serve an SVN repository at https://mysite.example.com/svn/ The repository is on disk on the server at /srv/svn/repo1 It works well. I now want to allow access to ...
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What is the proper repository url of a SVN repostiory hosted in the ssh root directory?

I want to give individual users with a public key access to specific svn repositories. I know I could create one linux user per repostiory and add the keys as needed, but I alreayd have the ...
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How to configure a svn repository to auto set properties for every new objects commited?

How could i set svn:needs-lock enabled for every new object added on a svn repository? I'm aware that i can use auto properties but i have no idea how it works or how to set it up on an existing ...
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SVN Edge not authenticating correctly with domain controller

SVN Edge (version 4.0.10-3880.131) not authenticating correctly with domain controller. I have SVN Edge setup and working perfectly when I use LDAP Security Level of NONE.. However when set to SSL, ...
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Svn Commit failed. HTTP status 413 'Request Entity Too Large

When I try to commit files up to 100 kb (approximately) SVN server returns me the following error: svn: Unexpected HTTP status 413 'Request Entity Too Large' on ...
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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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How to get the url of the current svn repo?

I have 2 svn checkouts that someone setup for me. Now I need to check these same files on another computer, but since I didn't check them out initially I don't know the urls to use when running the ...
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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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Installing subversion debian jessie last version

I just installed the subversion package : aptitude install subversion. My problem is this installs the version 1.8 which is not the last (1.9)... Why ? Thanks.
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Cannot use subversion and access my website at the same time

I install svn follow this 5 minutes to set up a subversion server in the cloud everything fine until this command sudo service httpd restart it said some process already bind port 80 Stopping ...
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Want to integrate SVN with the apacheds user's

Currently i have SVN installed in the centos server with which currently authenticating with ssh user's from the same server. I have installed ApacheDS in centos intending to authenticate with ...
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The easiest way to set up an encrypted SVN repository?

I'm using Subversion and TortoiseSVN under Windows, connecting to a Linux webserver running svnserve. I have basic shell access to the Linux webserver. I have a non-encrypted link working, i.e. I can ...
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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 over SSL: Many reconnects on commit

The SVN server in our company, which is self setup and hosted on EC2, is pretty slow. The setup is based on Apache and mod_dav_svn. There is also a svnserve running that seems to be used by the CI ...
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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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Hotcopy seems to work in cross version. Is this by design or just a luck?

I was just testing svnadmin hotcopy and svnadmin dump. I got hotcopy and dumps from the remote server whose svnadmin version is 1.7.9. I restored both in my local svn server (svnadmin --version = ...
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Permission issues in TortoiseSVN on SAMBA share

I have spent a full day troubleshooting this issue and am truly desperate now. Windows 10 is my main machine, and within it, I run a Debian VM that I use as a full Linux web stack. The Linux VM runs ...
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Subversion 2012 server issue

When i paste my subversion url "https://DomainName/svn/ProjectName/" in the browser , it has been changed to "https://DomainName/!/#ProjectName/". But subversion url is been working perfectly when ...
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deleting out a single file from an old subversion revision from the repository

We have a rather strict policy regarding our subversion repository that is also a large inconvenience. With our branches, anything that gets checked into subversion has to have redacted ...
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apache dav_svn: Download rtf files

I have dav_svn installed at Apache, and I have the problem that *.rtf files are not downloaded, but instead displayed in the browser window (which is not OK, because these contents are not ...
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SVN create a new repository from another repository's folder

I created an svn repository on my other Linux installation. I'm a newbie and served the whole Netbeans project folder in that repo. I now decided to keep source files in a directory and keep the SVN ...
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Subversion SSPI Authentication

If you want to use SSPI authentication for subversion served by Apache, your users are in multiple domains and users from multiple domains are allowed access to specific repositories but not all ...
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Apache memory leak with Subversion server

Does anyone know of a way to fix the Apache memory leak in relation to Subversion Server? We have a windows server 2003 machine running Apache to host Subversion. From day one, we have had memory leak ...
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How avoid to write the password in the configuration file of SVN?

I am configuring the server SVN Collabnet (v1.5.6.1 for Solaris 10). I succeeded to use the ldap server for SVN authentication. How avoid to write a non encrypted password (XXXXX, here) in the ...
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Start SVN server after boot

I have installed SVN 1.8 and I have created repository in /var/svnrepos/svn/ directory. When I run SVN server with this command in terminal, everything work great and access from client to URL ...
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SVN auto-update keeps a service running

I'm using a Windows scheduled task to run SVN's command line auto-update. Every time the task runs it is starting a new tortoiseproc.exe process and they never stop, so I end up with hundreds of ...