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

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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Apache 500 Internal Server Error when authenticating with authz_svn_module with an empty user name field

My Environment Apache 2.2 Windows Server 2008 R2 (I also had the same problem with Windows 7) Tortoise SVN 1.8.7 Subversion 1.8.9 I have this SVN Server using Apache for authentication with ...
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Why does Subversion take longer to update on one machine?

On one of our servers (2008 R2), any SVN operations take a minimum of 30 seconds. The repository uses HTTPS for the protocol and FSFS for the type. If I update a specific file on my workstation, the ...
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Simple SVN post-commit hook for Jenkins on Windows Server 2008

I have VisualSVN Server holding several repos with PHP applications on Windows Server 2008 machine. I need to figure out how to deploy PHP scripts to production machines (2 Windows servers + 1 ...
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Restoring subversion from hot-backup.py backup

Ive been creating backups of my subversion repository using hot-backup.py. I've had no problems restoring from these backups in the past. But today I noticed that my "ABCD" repository is backed up ...
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Trac permission denied for SVN repo

I'm running Apache2,SVN & Trac on OpenSUSE. SVN works like a charm. I've initialized trac environment for one of my SVN repositories for trac to show source code in it's repo browser and I set the ...
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A tool to measure overhead of establishing TCP connections

I need a tool which would while doing port forwarding measure how much time was spent establishing TCP connections vs total time passed. Charles debugging proxy has the port forwarding feature and ...
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svn server export timing out

for some reason svn export commands are failing: Small repo checkout is failing... Maybe 100Mb of files. [Mon Jan 09 19:09:19 2012] [error] [client 10.250.14.61] Provider encountered an error while ...
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Webinterface for configuring SVN access in mod_dav_svn?

we have several team members that would like to edit the AuthzSVNAccessFile for Apache2+mod_dav_svn from time to time (we have many students here which get access and later leave again). The admins ...
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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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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 ...
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Git/svn - keeping synced two repositories with different access rights

I've been advised by @PatrickQuirk to post this question here... There is just too much information online for me to understand and be able to get my own picture, so I gently ask the community to ...
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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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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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Running Subversion under Apache with two different versions of Subversion Server

We have five completely separate Subversion repositories on one server, and we use Apache httpd as our Subversion server. I do this because I can incorporate LDAP and use our Windows Active Directory ...
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SVN Server with authentication via Github

One of my users wants me to build an SVN server that uses a specific Github community for authentication. Users who are members of this community should be able to use their Github credentials to ...
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How to setup svn with nginx that can be checked out via http protocol?

I am trying to setup a SVN on my linode server (Debian). https://library.linode.com/linux-tools/version-control/svn I found an article here but it only tells me how to setup with Apache. I am using ...
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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 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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Write issues on Linux Samba shares with OS X clients

Our web development company has a Linux server with a Samba share which employees use to develop websites. On the Samba share are numerous directories which serve as document roots for a webserver ...
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Trying to get an SVN running on a VM using a bridged connection and accessed from WAN using a DDNS

I am trying to get an SVN to run from a Windows 8 VM and accessed from a distant computer via WAN. I am using a VMWare Workstation 9 for the VM and the host is Windos 8 and the guest is Windows 8 ...
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scheduledtask to update svn directory creates multiple processes

We have a fairly standard web setup, with a windows 2008 server hosting our website and the directories being under control of SVN, with tortoise SVN as the preferred provider. One of the SVN folders ...
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SVN checkout returns 400 error

I'm trying to download the http://code.opencv.org/svn/opencv/trunk/ repository of all of the OpenCV source code - as specified in an OpenCV installation tutorial. In the tutorial, the repository ...
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Deploying website content via Subversion

we have recently set up a new development infrastructure and process for one of our clients. This involves the strict use of subversion as a central source code repository. The svn repositories ...
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Apacheauth for svn, websvn, trac: internally show different name from logon name

We have a webserver which offers svn, websvn and trac using ApacheAuth, which we are in the process of moving to a new domain. I am looking for a way to have a translation Logonname -> Username. ...
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SVN server authentication on Mac - users are not recognized

We have a anomaly here, trying to set up SVN authentication. Here is apache configuration: <Location /repo_main> DAV svn SVNPath /svn/repo_main AuthType Basic AuthName "svn" ...
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Problems with umlauts and git-svn

I've got the following problem: I checked out an GIT-repository created by tortoise-git under windows. German umlauts like "öäü" are shown as \x-Codes under my linux. That's basically no problem ...
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VisualSVN Server giving 405 Method Not Allowed

I'm trying to commit some files to a Subversion repository hosted in VisualSVN server, it's started giving me an error message I haven't seen before: Error: Commit failed (details follow): Error: ...
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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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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 per repo authentication

I have several repos and have set a password for all the users in /etc/apache2/dav_svn.passwd with htpasswd command. I would like to set per repo authentication for every single repository. By the ...
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SVN update via HTTP on Apache

I have a scenario like the one described here: SVN web interface but the answer is not what the user asked. In other words I want to launch: svn update /var/www/html/mysite from a web interface. ...
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Encrypting SVN Store with ecryptfs

I previously had TrueCrypt setup to automount my SVN repos on the Subversion server at boot with an automated network script that used a keyfile on a protected share to mount the volume. Now that ...
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pre-commit.bat Failure

I have a an error when committing a project to SVN due to an issue in the pre-commit.bat file. I can not contact the administrator as he left the company yesterday and know next to nothing about ...
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SVN server - User test.user1 not found: /SVN/testrepo

My subversion SVN is causing recently lots of troubles and I can't access any repository with the newly created AD account. Let me explain briefly how everything works or it used work. My SVN ...
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SVN+SSH file permissions and login

Can't seem to log into the Tortoise Repository Browser or make any write changes locally. Only read access works. Our RHEL 6.5 linux box has subversion installed. Our svnserve.conf is configured as ...
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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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SVN repo not found after upgrading centos 6.4 to 6.5

I installed svn client centos 6.4 but it was not working and throwing an error and not checking out the project. I googled it around and find a blog stating to upgrade centos. So i did upgrade and ...
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Apache+subversion Kerberos Authorization Active Directory

I have configured Apache+Subversion with Kerberos. Here's my config: SSLRequireSSL DAV svn SVNPATH /var/www/svn/testrepo AuthType Kerberos Krb5KeyTab /etc/krb5.keytab KrbAuthRelams ...
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cannot remotely access SVN from other Windows 7 computers

I have two computers in my lab, both are in our university's network domain, running Windows 7. I tried to use VisualSVN to create a repository on one of them, and access it from the other one (in ...
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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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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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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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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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SVN Server: 500 Error when connecting from client

I'm setting up a SVN server with Digest authentication. I get the following error when trying to connect with either the command line SVN client or with the Cornerstone client for Mac OS X, using ...
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How to remove repositories from ViewVC commit database?

On a Debian system, my ViewVC database still refers to no longer accessible Subversion repositories (archived, moved to another server...) Because it hosts a large number of repositories, I cannot ...