[Python-Dev] Subversion forbidden error while committing to trunk

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Sat Dec 8 05:40:10 CET 2007

On Dec 7, 2007 8:35 PM, Alexandre Vassalotti <alexandre at peadrop.com> wrote:
> I tried a few times to commit a patch (for issue #1530) to the trunk,
> but I always get this error:
>   alex:python% svn commit Lib/doctest.py --file svn-commit.tmp
>   svn: Commit failed (details follow):
>   svn: MKACTIVITY of
> '/projects/!svn/act/53683b5b-99d8-497e-bc98-6d07f9401f50': 403
> Forbidden (http://svn.python.org)
> I first thought that was related to the Py3k freeze. However, I tried
> again a few minutes ago and I still got this error. Is possible that
> my commit rights are limited to the py3k branches? Or this is a
> genuine error?

I just successfully committed something to the trunk, so the server is
not screwed.

I'm not aware of an access control mechanism that would prevent anyone
from checking in to the trunk while allowing them to check in to a

I suspect your workspace may be corrupt.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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