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Re: svn and ssl

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_lyra.org>
Date: 2001-09-06 12:33:42 CEST

On Thu, Sep 06, 2001 at 11:05:26AM +0200, Sander Striker wrote:
> > From: Greg Stein [mailto:gstein@lyra.org]
> > On Thu, Sep 06, 2001 at 01:18:58AM +0200, Sander Striker wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> Can someone that admins the svn.collab.net box
> >> setup ssl there for the svn repos location?
> >> That way, ssl enabled builds can be tested aswell.
> >>
> >> No rush.
> >
> > Nope. Too complicated. Set up and test SSL on your own box :-)
> Ok. No prob. About being complicated: it only takes about
> 30mins to setup.

The *setup* isn't necessarily complicated, but the resulting system is
definitely more complex. Gotta have some certs, gotta have some pubkeys from
each client, blah blah. Maybe it is easy, maybe not, but if it isn't needed,
then it is "too much" :-)

And recall: we're talking about Apache 2.0 and its mod_ssl here. Not the
most stable hunks of code. I'd rather not fight with it when we don't have

> I'll try and setup a svn repos locally to
> test with ssl (which is already up and running). I'll post
> a mini HOWTO later, when I've got it working.

That would be great.

> > svn.collab.net is not for testing. It is the primary repository for
> > Subversion. We don't need SSL at this time, so we aren't going to
> > install it.
> Err, from http://svn.collab.net/setup.html:
> "/testing/current is used during some of the initial testing."
> "/testing/greg is a repository Greg set up for some initial testing."
> *grin*
> Or does the word 'initial' suggest they aren't anymore and went away?

Initial is exactly that. Before it became the official repos, we were
running quite a few tests on there. Haven't since. Those URLs might have
even got blown away during a refresh that we did.


Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
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