With continuous persistence and assistance from Christian we finally
got it working.
FYI, we are using https with certificate for SVN authentication.
In this kind of a setup, you need to make sure that the 'data'
directory of the reviewboard site has the '.subversion' folder with
the certificate and 'server' file with 'www-data' being the owner of
that folder. Generally, you would have this setup already configured
in the current users home directory.
So, all you need to do is copy the .subversion folder (which has the
certificate file and servers file) from /home/reviewboard (assuming
current user is reviewboard) to /var/www/reviewboard/data folder and
change the owner of this folder resursively to 'www-data'.
Hopefully, this would save somebody sometime and not struggle for days
trying to figure it out like me.
On Nov 3, 6:55 pm, Christian Hammond <chip...@chipx86.com> wrote:
> Thought I responded to this, but I suppose not.
> When you attempt the 'svn info' yourself, did you do it from the same
> computer running Review Board?
> Is this a fully-qualified domain?
> The problem is generally that the system cannot look up the server name as
> If you can e-mail me privately the exact error message, it would help clear
> things up. I don't mind if the name is mangled, but it must be otherwise
> intact (leave all ".", "/", etc. characters as they were).
> Christian Hammond - chip...@chipx86.com
> Review Board -http://www.reviewboard.org
> VMware, Inc. -http://www.vmware.com
> On Wed, Nov 3, 2010 at 5:28 PM, asawhney <adityasawh...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > I have installed the same setup on Ubuntu 9.1 and I'm still getting
> > the same error message.
> > I wanted to showcase this tool to the team and possibly use it in our
> > organisation.
> > But, I'm getting really frustrated now.
> > Any help would be highly appreciated...
> > Regards,
> > Aditya
> > On Oct 31, 12:23 am, asawhney <adityasawh...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > I'm having troubling adding a SVN repository in the admin UI. It keeps
> > > failing with "A repository was not found at the specified path.".
> > > The log file has following error:
> > > 2010-10-29 18:02:23,892 - ERROR - SVN: Failed to get repository
> > > information forhttps://path-to-repository:OPTIONSof 'https://path-
> > > to-repository': could not connect to server (https://host-name)
> > > Configuration information:
> > > 1. Windows Server 2008
> > > 2. Review Board 1.5
> > > 3. Subversion 1.6.6
> > > The repository path has 'https' and is authenticated via certificate
> > > which is placed in the Subversion folder inside AppData. I'm able to
> > > retrieve the repository info via svn command line using 'svn info
> > > <path_to_repo>".
> > > What do I need to do to make it work?
> > > Regards,
> > > Aditya- Hide quoted text -
> - Show quoted text -
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