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Re: Opening up a second port to an instance of Subversion

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 28 Oct 2008 20:00:49 -0400

On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 18:59, Blakley, Nathan LCS:EX
<Nathan.Blakley_at_gov.bc.ca> wrote:
> Hi, Please let me know of more appropriate groups or sources of info.
> I have an existing instance of SVN on Apache (Windows 2003) but need to open
> up a new repository, related to training materials, to a larger audience. We
> do not want this audience to see the existing source code repositories. They
> will only have access to the new repository. This larger audience is
> currently unable able to gain any form of access to the server upon which
> SVN resides. We are restricted to using a single server, for the time being.
> We are proposing to open up a single port to a provide the larger audience
> with access to the new repository. This new repository would exist in its
> own instance of SVN. We would need guidance as to how to create a second SVN
> instance within a single Apache instance.
> What do you think would be the best way to approach this problem? Are there
> installation documents that specifically deal with this approach?

You do not need to set up access on a second port. Subversion supports
serving multiple repositories out of the same Apache instance & port,
with strict user separation. See the Apache portion of the manual,
http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.5/svn.serverconfig.httpd.html

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