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From Daniel Shahaf <...@daniel.shahaf.name>
Subject Re: Problem with My SVN Server
Date Tue, 04 Jan 2011 20:15:51 GMT
[ Santosh, note that Johan did reply with some questions at the bottom,
in addition to his bracketed remark at the top. ]

Johan Corveleyn wrote on Tue, Jan 04, 2011 at 09:50:51 +0100:
> [ please don't top-post on this list, i.e. please put your reply at
> the bottom, or inline, below the thing you're replying to. ]
> 
> On Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 9:20 AM, santhosh kumar <santhoshkallar@gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Mon, Dec 20, 2010 at 12:56 PM, santhosh kumar <santhoshkallar@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> >> From: Johan Corveleyn <jcorvel@gmail.com>
> >> Date: Mon, Dec 20, 2010 at 12:55 AM
> >> Subject: Re: Problem with My SVN Server
> >> To: Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel@gmail.com>
> >> Cc: santhoshkallar@gmail.com, users@subversion.apache.org
> >>
> >>
> >> On Sun, Dec 19, 2010 at 6:11 PM, Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel@gmail.com>
> >> wrote:
> >> > On Fri, Dec 17, 2010 at 9:30 AM, santhosh kumar
> >> > <santhoshkallar@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> >> Hi
> >> >>
> >> >> This is Santhosh Kumar from Bangalore, I have a chat with Mr. C.
> >> >> Michael
> >> >> Pilato regarding a problem with My SVN Server, he suggested me to
> >> >> contact in
> >> >> this mail id.
> >> >>
> >> >> I am expecting a positive output from your group.
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >> I have a svn server, I was using it for the past 6-8 months without
any
> >> >> problem.
> >> >>
> >> >> The problem is that, I am not able to check out a file from the svn
> >> >> server
> >> >> system. But the same file can be checked out from any other linux box.
> >> >>
> >> >> From the server I wanted to checkout the same file for some script.
It
> >> >> is a
> >> >> tar.bz2 file
> >> >>
> >> >> The error is
> >> >>
> >> >> svn: Can't open file 'flse/.svn/tmp/text-base/pgms.tar.bz2.svn-base':
> >> >> Permission denied.
> >> >>
> >> >> But the same file I am able to do a check out from another linux box.
I
> >> >> am
> >> >> running the checkout as root user- having all permission.
> >> >>
> >> >> Request you to assist me with this.
> >> >>
> >> >> with hopes..........
> >> >>
> >> >> Santhosh Kumar K V
> >> >
> >> > Well, the error message seems pretty clear. You can't open
> >> > "'flse/.svn/tmp/text-base/pgms.tar.bz2.svn-base". Check the
> >> > permissions, and contents, of the relevant directory and files.
> >> >
> >> > Personally, I'd wonder if you'd accidentally screwed up your working
> >> > copy by some other issue, such as running out of space in the midst of
> >> > a checkout. And I'd consider making a clean new checkout to a new
> >> > workspace, and comparing its contents to your existing working copy.
> >>
> >> Also, you may want to check for a "case-conflict" of that particular
> >> file inside your repository. I.e. two files with filenames that only
> >> differ in case (e.g. pgms.tar.bz2 and Pgms.tar.bz2). This can give
> >> problems when checking out on a case-insensitive filesystem (which may
> >> manifest itself with an error such as this one).
> >>
> > Thanks for your support, But the problem still remains
> 
> You'll have to provide some more information if you want to help other
> people help you :-).
> 
> What did you try?
> 
> - Did you check the permissions/ownership of the file
> 'flse/.svn/tmp/text-base/pgms.tar.bz2.svn-base' on the client that's
> having the problem?
> 
> - What's the filesystem on the client where you're having the problem?
> Is the working copy by any chance on a remote disk, mounted via NFS or
> CIFS? If so, is it by any chance a shared working copy, with other
> users or clients from other PC's accessing it as well?
> 
> - What's the exact OS on the client having the problem? Any specific
> differences with the "other linux boxes" that don't have the problem?
> 
> - Did you look at the repository, to see if there is maybe a
> "case-conflict" (two files with filenames only differing in case)?
> What's the output of "svn ls $REPOS_URL/$SUBDIR/flse"?
> 
> - If all else fails, a workaround is to simply check out a new working
> copy (and transfer your outstanding local modifications from the
> broken working copy to the new one manually (or automatically, by
> copying all files from the old to the new, but excluding .svn
> directories)). That is: if the problem does not re-appear in your new
> working copy ...
> 
> HTH,
> -- 
> Johan

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