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From MORGAN Marc <Marc.MOR...@csem.ch>
Subject Subversion 1.8.13 on Cygwin: E170000 or E180001: Unable to connect to a repository at URL , Unable to open an ra_local session to URL
Date Thu, 25 Jun 2015 13:47:56 GMT
Hi,

I've been using subversion on my Windows 7 PC with Cygwin with a repository on a Linux server
accessed via file://.
I installed a brand new Cygwin version yesterday.
My local workspace lost its connection to the repository.
I can no longer access via svn the repository which I was previously using on the same PC.

% svn status -u
svn: E170000: Unable to connect to a repository at URL 'file://server/path/repository/trunk'
svn: E170000: Unable to open an ra_local session to URL
svn: E170000: Local URL 'file://server/path/repository/trunk'contains unsupported hostname

% svn ls file:////server/path/repository
svn: E180001: Unable to connect to a repository at URL 'file:///server/path/repository'
svn: E180001: Unable to open an ra_local session to URL
svn: E180001: Unable to open repository 'file:///server/path/repository'

% ls //server/path/repository
conf  dav  db  format  hooks  locks  README.txt

The new svn version is 1.8.13 (r1667537) on i686-pc-cygwin. The previous svn version I was
using is 1.6.17.

With file:// I get the E170000 error. With file:///<file:///\\> or file:////<file:///\\>
I get the E180001 error.

The repository directory is technically on another computer but is seen as local on my PC
(I guess it's NFS or SAMBA) when accessed with the // prefix from the shell.
I tried touch-ing a new file in the repository's directory and that worked, with correct owner,
group and file permissions when checked from the Linux server.

If I copy the repository folder to my local /tmp, I can access it correctly via svn. But that's
obviously not my goal.

If I access the repository via the URL  svn+ssh://somelinuxcomputer/nfspath/repository, that
works. But my experience with the SSH tunnel is that it tends to slow down access.

Has anyone experienced this problem before? Any suggestions?

Thanks in advance

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