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Re: ssh based access?

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2002-04-15 23:06:25 CEST

On Mon, Apr 15, 2002 at 05:02:30PM -0400, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
>
> I've been lurking for quite some time, following subversion
> development with interest. One issue that is big for the folks over in
> NetBSD (my open source project poison of choice) is secure access to
> the source repository. Currently, we do all our access to our CVS
> repository via ssh, and people are very happy with ssh as a transport
> mechanism. There is probably a lot of resistance to opening up other
> holes on the main source repository.
>
> I realize that extracting Apache and such from the process would be
> very hard, but would it be difficult to make the standard tools able
> to operate through port forwarded ssh connections the way that CVS
> happily operates via CVS_RSH=ssh based connections?

i don't believe it would be possible (or at least easy) to make
ra_local work over ssh, like cvs does, but you could get much the same
effect by using ra_dav over ssl. this is something that's relatively
untested at this point, and there are known problems, but it is
planned for 1.0.

-garrett

-- 
garrett rooney                    Remember, any design flaw you're 
rooneg@electricjellyfish.net      sufficiently snide about becomes  
http://electricjellyfish.net/     a feature.       -- Dan Sugalski
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