Subversion Help: Frequent problems and solutions

Robert W. Hasker

Possible problems with Subversion at UW-Platteville and things to fix

Note this focuses on things that are fixed by changing settings in Subversion. Sometimes the problem is with your Unix (or Linux) setup, so if you don't see a solution to your problem here you might also check out the


Things Just Not Working

If you're not getting any sort of response from TortoiseSVN, try the following:

Common Error Messages

Some frequent error messages and what to do about them. If you don't see yours on this list, send email to Dr. Hasker or check out the online book. Note the messages might not match exactly!

Common Problems (with solutions)

Tips and Tricks