[CentOS] svn: Authorization failed

Michael Hennebry hennebry at web.cs.ndsu.nodak.edu
Tue Sep 4 12:01:32 EDT 2012


On Tue, 4 Sep 2012, John Doe wrote:

> From: Michael Hennebry <hennebry at web.cs.ndsu.nodak.edu>
>
>> How do I set up a subversion repository so
>> that svn can use an svnserve running locally?
>> I own the repository.
>> svnserve -d -r ... runs as me.
>> svn mkdir -m 'make trunk' svn://localhost/redeye/trunk
>> fails with
>> svn: Authorization failed
>> There is no request for credentials.
>
> When I google: svnserve "svn: Authorization failed"
> the first answer says to:
> - edit svnserve.conf (password-db and auth-access)
> - add users to password-db
>
> Or you can have a look at the documentation...
> http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.0/ch06s03.html#svn-ch-6-sect-3.2

Been there done that.
Forgot to save the new improved svnserve.conf .
'Twas using the old lousy version.

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Michael   hennebry at web.cs.ndsu.NoDak.edu
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whom I teach not to run with scissors,
that my fiance ran me through with a broadsword."  --  Lily


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