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How to configure svnserve to use OpenLDAP through SASL

Bear with me, I'm really annoyed and frustrated after about 2 weeks of struggles following different guides and manuals without any success, so any suggestions and ideas are welcome because I'm lost. ...
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svndumpfilter to extract specific folder from repository dump

I have visualsvn server with many repository. One of the team requested to exract few folders from project repository, But I am stuck while extracting it. Here is the structure. E012345-------------...
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Problems using svn merge --reintegrate (subversion 1.6.17)

I'm trying to use the Subversion merge --reintegrate feature to merge a development branch back to the project trunk. Subversion version 1.6.17 on Fedora 14. I get the following [me@fedora14 ...
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What happens when svnserve gets stopped (SIGKILLED) while a commit is in progress?

What happens when svnserve gets stopped (SIGKILLed) while a commit [to an FSFS repository] is in progress ? (I mean has svnserve been made robust enough to handle this, say upon restart, or must the ...
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Svn Upgrade 1.9.4 to 1.9.5 (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS) leads to svn E200019 Version mismatch error

After apt-get update/upgrade svn server and client were installed, but any svn operations leads to following error: svn: E200019: Version mismatch in 'svn_subr' (expecting equality): found 1.9.4, ...
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SVN “Athentication Failed” immediately after connecting using svn://

I am trying to connect to my repository on Debian Linux using the svn:// protocol. I immediately receive the following response: svn: E170013: Unable to connect to a repository at URL 'svn://...
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Why does svnserve still ask for password via svn+ssh when sasl is used?

I have svnserve configured to run from inetd and svnserve.conf set to use sasl for authentication. This is so I could allow access to some repositories by users who do not have system-wide accounts ...
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snv + http protocols with SElinux

I was asked to run the subversion with http and svn protocols on CentOS 7 os. Installed apache and subversion. The issue arises when apache and subversion are to access the repository. Apache works ...
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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 svn://...
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svnserve+sasl+ldap : saslauthd not contacted?

I am trying to authenticate subversion users against sasl+ldap. Other questions about this problem seem to be related to earlier versions of subversion, or sasldb authentication. lsb_release -a No ...
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SVN configuration for groups and path-based authorization (groups + authz)

I am trying to configure my Subversion repositories to use a global groups file (coming from the output of LDAP Groups to Subversion Authz Groups Bridge script) in conjuction with the use of a per-...
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svnserve no longer functional after updating to OS X Yosemite

I maintain the computers and write software to control experiments and collect data at the research lab where I work. I run a subversion server (installed with brew) on the OS X machine at my desk. ...
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SVN server on an Amazon machine started refusing connection

Today, out of the blue one of our team mates tried committing to our SVN repo and the SVN server replied with: Error running context: No connection could be made because the target machine actively ...
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SVN authorization failed

I cannot checkout from my SVN repo with the following configuration on Ubuntu: svnserve.conf: [general] anon-access = none auth-access = write password-db = passwd authz-db = authz [sasl] authz ...
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svnserve seems to write files as root. How can I give access to the same repository via svnserve and apache?

The aim is to set up subversion with both svnserve and apache/webdav access. When users commit via http/apache, files are written to the filesystem and belong to apache user. When users commit via ...
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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 can systemd run a command as root before launching a service as a different user? [closed]

I'm running svnserve on a Fedora 17 machine with the following systemd service file: [Unit] Description=Subversion Server After=syslog.target network.target [Service] User=svn Type=forking ...
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svn+ssh:// works, but not svn://

I'm running svnserve on a server, but I can only access it with the svn+ssh protocol, not svn. (This appears to present a problem when I try to checkout from it with Capistrano.) Can anyone point out ...
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Subversion 1.7.5 on Windows Server 2008 R2

I'm trying to install subversion 1.7.5 as a service on a Win Server 2008 R2 VM. Here's what I'm feeding to sc create: sc create subversion binpath= "c:\Subversion\svnserve.exe --service –r c:\...
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Connecting to SVN server from a computer outside of my LAN

I've got a Fedora server running Subversion and svnserve on port 3690. My repo is at /var/svn/project_name. I have my router forwarding port 3690 to the local server (as well as port 80, 21, 22 and a ...
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svnserve accepts only local connection

I've installed svnserve in linux box konrad. On konrad I can checkout from svn: steve@konrad:~$ svn co svn://konrad A konrad/build.xml On my local Windows pc i can ping konrad, but checkout doesn ...
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Subversion : possible conflcts between svn+ssh/svnserve and webdav?

I have a subversion server wich severals repositories wich are accessible via https/webdav. We need to allow svn+ssh access too on the same repositories. Is this a problem to have both access from ...
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Authenticate Subversion users with svnserve AND SSH

When deploying my Subversion server, I don't like creating a system account for each user so I was thinking of another authentication method. I would like to use only one system account with SSH and ...
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svn server settings - no access allowed

Sorry for the beginner question. I am trying to set up a SVN server for the first time. I have the server running but every time I try to checkout I get an error: No access allowed to this ...
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What is the safest way to restart the svn server on Windows?

I fear that simple service restart may cause data corruption. Does anyone know if it is safe to simply restart the svnserve Windows service? If not, then how to restart it?
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Subversion on Ubuntu with multiple repositories and separate commits

When I first set up SVN on my server, I opted for the WebDAV http://... access method. However, I could not find out how to enable multiple repositories with this configuration. With this method, any ...
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Using PAM from svnserve without Apache

I am investigating the options for upgrading a Subversion 1.4 server to 1.6. I have been told by colleagues here that in an ideal world we should be moving towards using PAM to authenticate the ...
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Difference between the format and db/format files in a Subversion repository

What is the difference between the following two files on an SVN server (ie not in a checked out repository)? format db/format In our repositories the contents of the first is 5 while the contents ...
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How do I allow anonymous SVN access on svnserve with SASL?

I've setup svnserve with SASL authentication and encryption for encrypting the traffic. Anonymous access should be allowed. My configuration file conf/svnserve.conf (with comments stripped) looks like ...
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svn+ssh hanging at 'svnserve -t'

We had a working svn server for the last months. The connection is done via svn+ssh via a VPN. Since some days, everyone working within the network is able to do every svn action, while some(!) ...
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SVN works with file:/// , can't access via svn:// svnserve is running

on Ubuntu, I have SVN setup. I have created a repository called 'siteinabox' and imported the files. On the same machine, I can checkout via file:// This command works: Input: svn checkout file:///...
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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 2.6.18-...
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Monitor status of an svnsync command?

I have a svnsync command running and it is displaying output like: ... Committed revision 39. Copied properties for revision 39. Committed revision 40. Copied properties for revision 40. Committed ...
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Centralized authentication with svnserve on osx

I'm running on osx server with svnserve installed, i'd like to create a centralized file for authentication between multiple project. Use the system user is allowed but is not mandatory....what's the ...
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SVN checkout running slow via LAN

I have a small LAN at home connecting 2 computers with an switch and the switch to ADSL router. Small "server" running Ubuntu Server 10.04 LTS and client running Windows XP. The server runs: ...
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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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Multiple svnserve instances on network share

we have SVN configured using a custom tunnel. Every time I commit, svnserve is started on a remote Linux machine. Thus it is possible to have several svnserves running simultaneously accessing the ...
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Problems serving SVN over HTTPS on Ubuntu 10.04

We've been experiencing some problems with our Subversion server after upgrading to Ubuntu 10.04. When trying to access a repository, regardless of client (I've tried git-svn and svn on Windows as ...
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How to create a repository from certain files with svn?

I'm using subversion, how to do this: import files under /target but excluding those under /target/download1 and /target/download2 Anyone can provide a demo?
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How to safely immigrate svn repositories and change history?

Either svnadmin dump or svnadmin export will only has a snapshot of a certain version. How to keep all change logs when immigrating to another server? Will it be OK to just copy the /repositories ...
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How to delete previous revisions with svn?

I want to clear all all previous revisions and leave only the current revision. Is there a way to do this? I don't find a possible command to do this: [secret@vps303 ~]# svnadmin --help general ...
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Confused about setting up subversion

I've already compiled and installed subversion, now trying to add users to it. And I find two articles on this, but they seem to be going in entire different direction. The 1st is here, which looks ...
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Automatically starting svnserve on Snow Leopard

I have installed Subversion onto my iMac running Snow Leopard, but am having trouble getting svnserve to start up automatically. As I understand it (I'm still fairly green with OSX), the best way to ...
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Can I use email addresses as usernames with Subversion?

Will subversion accept usernames such as firstname.lastname@domain.com? We are using svn+ssh with public key authentication as per the official svn guide's ssh tips and tricks section. Basically, we ...
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svnserve vs xinetd + svnserve

What would be the best solution considering, scalability/load and security, svnserve + xinetd or standalone svnserver? Thank you!
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Validate SVN user by Windows Domain Logon

I just set up an SVN server (on a Windows XP machine) for my lab at my university. Right now, anyone can access and commit to the repository anonymously. I want to allow only certain users on our AD ...
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Is it safe to run two instances of svnserve on one repository, or only one?

We've two nodes running heartbeat/drbd, and one of the services we're using is subversion. What I want to know is: is it safe to run svnserve on both nodes all the time, or should it only run on the ...
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How do i find out which svn config is currently used on a server?

I have reciently started at a new place, currently wanting to use svn for source code. On the main server we currently have svn installed with several possible svn configs. I am wondering how to find ...
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How can I switch an existing set of Subversion repositories to use ActiveDirectory? (svnserve/windows)

I have a set of private Subversion repositories on a Windows Server 2003 box which developers access via SVNServe over the svn:// protocol. Currently we have been using the authz and passwd files for ...
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Subversion path differences for svn and svn+ssh

[02:48][root@server:~] ps ax | grep svn 23986 ? Ss 0:00 /usr/bin/svnserve -d -r /srv/svn As you see from arguments my svn root dir is /srv/svn. Now, some magic from remote machine... ...