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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-08-12 12:17:45

on Sun Aug 12 2007, "Robert Ramey" <> wrote:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>> Robert Ramey <ramey <at>> writes:
>>> OK - that's just fine - but when I tried to create a branch off
>>> RC_1_34_0
>>> I got an error. Is the error to advise me I should have been using
>>> Verson
>>> 1.34.1
>>> rather than RC_1_34_0 or some other reason.
>>> Error: MKACTIVITY of
>>> '/svn/boost/!svn/act/7ac0dbeb-4f6d-0141-941c-1e06228e3d67': 403
>>> Forbidden (
>>> Which I presume means I'm doing something unauthorized but it
>>> doesn't say what exactly.
>> I don't know what it is; if I were you I'd google for the error
>> message.
> Which only says that the server refused the address. I would guess that
> I'm not authorized to make such a request. I tried again and got the same
> response. So I guess we'll just leave it pending
> until Doug (who I believe is handling these kinds of issues) can address
> it.

Did you notice that the http:// address for the repository is
read-only? If you want to write you need to use https://. If you're
working with a checkout from the http:// address use the "svn switch
--relocate" command to update your working copy's repo address.

Dave Abrahams
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