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Re: port forwarding questions

From: Ross Boylan <ross_at_biostat.ucsf.edu>
Date: Tue, 20 Oct 2009 11:27:09 -0700

On Tue, 2009-10-20 at 12:26 +0200, Dag-Erling Smørgrav wrote:
> Ross Boylan <ross_at_biostat.ucsf.edu> writes:
> > My subversion server is running under Apache, and I have clients from
> > several machines connecting to it simultaneously via ssh. [lots of
> > complicated stuff elided]. Is there a simpler way?
>
> Why not just use svn+ssh?
I'll keep that in mind for my next client, which will be Windows XP; the
others have all been Linux. I've already got apache running, so it's
not a big deal to use it.

The docs seem to imply that multiple tunneled svnserve's can run at
once; is that right? Is it safe to run them while also running the
Apache interface?

Is there a permission problem? The 1.5 manual says "This mode [svn+ssh]
assumes that a remote-service program such as rsh or ssh has
successfully authenticated a user and is now invoking a private svnserve
process as that user." That sounds as if the svn repository needs to be
writeable (assuming commits) by the user. Currently my system isn't
setup that way. I could enable acess, though that would also permit
file:// based access, which I gather is not a good idea when there are
multiple clients.

Ross

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