SVN gives “attempt to write a readonly database” error


You can get a meeting with this error message when trying to commit something to a SVN repo, this is caused by wrong permissions on a file on the SVN server. The file “rep-cache.db” will most likely have wrong permissions like the group not having write access to the file. A simple chmod g+w on the file will be enough for the error message not appearing again.

Source From http://h3x.no/2010/12/04/svn-gives-attempt-to-write-a-readonly-database-error

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