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Re: pre-checkout/export hook

From: John Peacock <jpeacock_at_rowman.com>
Date: 2005-10-19 18:18:56 CEST

Eric Clark wrote:
> Apache with mod_authz_svn would work if we were using apache, but we are
> not. And we cannot put an http server on the machine that the repository
> resides on. We are using ssh and there is no other option to this. We really
> need a pre-checkout/pre-export hook. What do I need to do to get these hooks
> implemented because I do not see any other option for us? Thank you for your
> response Marcus --

As Marcus said:

> svnserve as it will be in 1.3.

It's really very easy to use svnserve with ssh in tunnel mode to
restrict access to the repository to a single user id, yet use separate
ssh keys for each user, see:


And now that svnserve will includes authz support, you can limit access
without the use of hooks.


John Peacock
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