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It took me a while to get SVN access to some projects at svn.debian.org.

It will be nice if someone can update web page contents of

Here is example with pkg-ime.

Although svn.debian.org lists for SubVersionN:


most obvious action caused as follows:

 $ svn co svn://svn.debian.org/pkg-ime/
svn: Can't open file '/svn/pkg-ime/format': Permission denied

(This may be related to #debian-devel message "alioth: filesystems at
90+%, wrong perms")

Alternative URL guessing from actual absolute path:
 $ svn co svn://svn.debian.org/svn/pkg-ime/
svn: Can't open file '/svn/svn/pkg-ime/format': Permission denied

Then I tried (I have write access, so svn over ssh should work)

 $ svn co svn+ssh://svn.debian.org/pkg-ime/
svn: No repository found in 'svn+ssh://svn.debian.org/pkg-ime'

Of couse, svn+ssh with absolute path /svn/pkg-ime/ worked but this is
not so obvious from this svn.debian.org.  But short message stating
svn+ssh requires prepending of /svn/ or change all the listed URL to be
with /svn/ may be more useful.  (Assuming permission issues are gone and
symlink svn --> .  works)


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