[CentOS] svn: Authorization failed

Tue Sep 4 09:22:46 UTC 2012
John Doe <jdmls at yahoo.com>

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...