svn and sshfs

Colin Law clanlaw at
Tue Aug 9 12:15:37 UTC 2011

On 9 August 2011 11:59, Kadir Akbudak <kadir.cs at> wrote:
> Hi,
> My problem is about sshfs and svnserve.
> I want to put my svn repository on a server that has RAID.
> (I do not have any privileges on this server. sshd on this server does
> not allow public key authentication even.)
> I mount the server to my machine using sshfs.
> ( sshfs -o password_stdin -o allow_other
> aUser at serverWithRAID:/home/aUser /mnt/server <
> /root/pswdServerWithRAID )
> My svn server runs on my machine. ( svnserve -r /mnt/server/svn -d )
> I can update but I cannot commit. Error message is as follows:
>>svn commit -m ""
> Deleting       oski/a
> Adding         oski/b
> Transmitting file data ..svn: Commit failed (details follow):
> svn: Can't move
> '/mnt/server/svn/repos/db/transactions/854-1.txn/tempfile.tmp' to
> '/mnt/server/svn/repos/db/transactions/854-1.txn/props': Operation not
> permitted

Have you checked that the user that the svn server is running as has
full rights to that directory?


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