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Re: ssh based access?

From: Kevin Pilch-Bisson <kevin_at_pilch-bisson.net>
Date: 2002-04-16 00:41:26 CEST

On Mon, Apr 15, 2002 at 05:02:30PM -0400, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> I've been lurking for quite some time, following subversion
> development with interest. One issue that is big for the folks over in
> NetBSD (my open source project poison of choice) is secure access to
> the source repository. Currently, we do all our access to our CVS
> repository via ssh, and people are very happy with ssh as a transport
> mechanism. There is probably a lot of resistance to opening up other
> holes on the main source repository.
> I realize that extracting Apache and such from the process would be
> very hard, but would it be difficult to make the standard tools able
> to operate through port forwarded ssh connections the way that CVS
> happily operates via CVS_RSH=ssh based connections?

Back to the question at hand. If your institution wished to allow peruser svn
repositories, and so had a LoadModele dav_svn in its httpd.conf file it MIGHT
be possible to set up a server with a .htaccess file somewhere in your
~/public_html directory. I don't know enough about apache configuration to
say for sure, but maybe gstein does.
> --
> Perry E. Metzger perry@wasabisystems.com
> --
> NetBSD: The right OS for your embedded design. http://www.wasabisystems.com/
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Kevin Pilch-Bisson                    http://www.pilch-bisson.net
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