Tag Archives: Subversion

From Subversion to Mercurial

I’ve been using the Subversion version control system during the last 2-3 years. Although a VCS has never been a top priority for me, it seems there is always room for version control. I ended up using it for almost everything, from simple to more complex scripts and even system configuration files in some cases.…

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Strange mod_dav_svn error

mod_dav_svn lets you serve subversion repositories through the Apache HTTP Server. mod_dav.so is a requirement for mod_dav_svn.so. If while setting up mod_dav_svn you see the error “undefined symbol: dav_register_provider“, make sure you check the order that the aforementioned modules are loaded. mod_dav must precede mod_dav_svn: LoadModule dav_module modules/mod_dav.so LoadModule dav_svn_module modules/mod_dav_svn.so This will resolve the…

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Using the mod_dav_svn SVNParentPath directive with multiple authz files

I’ve been using the mod_dav_svn module for Apache, part of the subversion distribution package, in order to make several SVN repositories available over the HTTP protocol for quite some time now. More specifically, I use a multi-repository setup under the same virtualhost by using the SVNParentPath directive of mod_dav_svn. Also, the authorization policy is enforced…

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