Sunday, 17 April 2011

Problems with GoogleCode SVN

I use GoogleCode ( for my little open source projects, and it usually works quite nicely.
I was just trying to set up one of my repositories in writable mode on a new computer, and "svn ci" (checkin) gave 500-Internal Server errors, which was not very helpful.
Eventually I realised that although I had done the "svn checkout" with a --username=", when I was doing the checking it was using my computer username, rather than my google presumably the authentication failed.
I had to do "svn ci --username=", then it worked ok.   I don't know why!
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