On 28/03/2008, Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 28, 2008 at 1:25 PM, Simon Large
> <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com> wrote:
> > On 28/03/2008, Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> > > On Fri, Mar 28, 2008 at 5:31 AM, Simon Large
> > > <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > > TortoiseSVN 1.5.0 beta is built with SASL support and the nightly svn
> > > > book now recommends using this as the preferred way to secure svn://
> > > > communications over the big bad internet. In the TortoiseSVN docs we
> > > > like to include instructions for setting up a server on a Windows box
> > > > since many small companies are stuck with a single Windows server.
> > > > However, reading the notes at
> > > > <http://svn.collab.net/repos/svn/trunk/notes/sasl.txt> does not make
> > > > it clear how you would setup/install SASL support for svnserve on a
> > > > Windows svn server, nor do the Cyrus docs themselves.
> > > >
> > > > The implication is that you need to build Cyrus SASL in order to get
> > > > the required plugins to work with the pre-built svn binaries, and that
> > > > you also need to compile the utilities such as saslpasswd2. For
> > > > Windows sysadmins that is likely to be a problem (programs are built
> > > > by developers, not by users) and even if you could do that, you would
> > > > have to use the same compiler version as was used to build subversion
> > > > to avoid the infamous dll hell.
> > > >
> > > > So, my question is: will subversion 1.5 Windows binaries also ship
> > > > with the required Cyrus SASL plugins and utilities, is it a feature
> > > > that just can't be used on a Windows server, or have I just got it all
> > > > horribly wrong?
> > >
> > >
> > > The CollabNet Subversion binaries posted in the SVN 1.5 beta site on
> > > OCN include the SASL plugins and utilities. Please give the server
> > > install a try and see if you can get it working. I think you should
> > > just have to add the SASL config to svnserve.conf, and of course use
> > > the SASL tools to create a few users. Please post to the OCN forums
> > > if you have problems so that I do not miss your message.
> > OK, I installed the 1.5 beta from OCN and followed the options for
> > svnserve as service (no apache). I now have svnserve running, but
> > there is no sign of the SASL tools in the OCN install folder or
> > anywhere else obvious.
> When I did it the SASL tools were installed in the main folder and
> there was also a SASL plugins folder installed. I installed
> everything when I did it. Perhaps the programs are incorrectly tied
> to selecting the Apache server? If you do not see them try
> uninstalling and then do it again where you select everything. Just
> do not install Apache as a service.
Yep, that fixed it thanks. It seems they are indeed tied to the wrong
server type. I'll let you know how I get on.
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