Subversion Documentation error

Adam Sommer asommer70 at
Sun Jul 20 18:56:23 UTC 2008


On Sat, Jul 19, 2008 at 1:11 PM, Jens Olsson <jenso at> wrote:

> Hi
> I recently installed a Svn server with the help of
> A very good
> guide, works, well written and simple.
> There is howerver one small error which led to some confusion. This  is
> the suggested apache.conf settings:
>  <Location /svn>
>  DAV svn
>  SVNPath /path/to/repos
>  AuthType Basic
>  AuthName "Your repository name"
>  AuthUserFile /etc/subversion/passwd
>  Require valid-user
>  </LimitExcept>
>  </Location>
> SVNPath does NOT work if you don't point it to /path/to/repos/project.
> To do what you want to do above (needed for multiple projects) you need
> SVNParentPath /path/to/repos
> And just to nitpick a little: Perhaps you should recomend storing these
> settings in a seperate file called svn.conf stored in /etc/apache2/conf.d
> ?
> If you install phpmyadmin for example it adds its configuration that way,
> and consistency is always nice...
> Keep up the good work!

Thank you for reporting this error.  The SVNPath has actually been changed
to SVNParentPath in the Intrepid branch [1].  If you notice any other errors
in the Server Guide please feel free to report them.

Thanks again.


Party On,
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