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Re: Remote Access via TortoiseSVN

From: A. Alfred Ayache <alfred_at_lastbyte.ca>
Date: 2006-11-07 06:06:02 CET

Thanks Giovanni. I am familiar with the hosts file. From what I've gleaned on
this list, Tsvn _does_ do a DNS lookup. I'll confirm when I've tested it.

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Moretti, Giovanni wrote:
>> From: A. Alfred Ayache [mailto:alfred@lastbyte.ca]
>
>> Will svn:// look up DNS?
>> Can I create a DNS record that maps to my IP address?
>
> Hi Alfred, not sure whether TSVN/SVN will do a DNS lookup but if not,
> something you could instead is to add your server's name and IP number
> to the HOSTS file on the client PC.
>
> For WinXP (and I think Win2K is the same) the hosts file is at:
>
> c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts
>
> and is used to do a local lookup before DNS queries.
>
> The format of the file (it's just a text file even though the .txt
> is missing) is:
>
> #------------------------------------------------------------------
> # A line starts with an IP number followed by a host name
> #
>
> 127.0.0.1 localhost
> 123.456.789.148 SVNserver
>
> # Or if the repository is on the local PC you can loop it back:
> # 127.0.0.1 SVNServer
> #------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> This can be very useful at times ...
>
> Cheers
> Giovanni
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