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From David Crossley <>
Subject Re: commit access for lenya-committer
Date Mon, 24 May 2004 06:48:37 GMT
Scherler, Thorsten wrote:
> David Crossley wrote:
> > It should not be this difficult.
> You are right! My problem was:
> 1) I used the eclipse SVN plugin!
> I checked out the forrest trunk for more than 5 times. Everytime I was 
> trying to checkin, I got an error!
> 2) Then I switched the SVN tool and used TortoiseSVN 1.0.4, Build 1102, 
> UNICODE. I did that before but back then I didn't set my svn-password.
> I am now able to commit and did it :)


> > List the exact steps that you do. If we cannot see
> > anything wrong with what you are doing. then we will
> > ask the infrastructure@a.o people to investigate.
> > 
> My advice for committer that have access to forrest svn (UNIX-Groups: 
> cocoon, forrest):
> I) Prepare your access:
> 1) ssh (You can check in which groups you are with "groups")
> 2) svnpasswd $yourUserName
> 3) then you will be ask for the new password ($newPassword)
> 4) download and install a SVN client - At the end I used TortoiseSVN
> II) Checkout the new Head (with TortoiseSVN-> right mouse->Checkout):
> 1) (URL of repository)
> 2) Head Revision (Revision)
> III) Change the file you would like to change
> 1) Commit (with TortoiseSVN-> right mouse->Commit)
> 2) Username ($yourUserName)
> 3) Password ($newPassword)
> ... cross your fingers and smile (hopefully)
> Remarks:
> It can be that you will have to wait a time to be able to use your 
> username and password after you have set this with the ssh-shell. I 
> waited about a day. So please be patient and try it more than one time ;-).
> If you want I can make a note in

Yes. However do not get too specific about using particular
SVN clients. For example, i just use the command-line SVN client.

Perhaps we need a separate page for notes for committers,
as we do not want to confuse the users.


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