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Re: [Subclipse-users] svnant and authentication

From: Peter Kahn <citizenkahn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 30 Jun 2008 15:32:21 -0400

Ah, well that puts me in a bind. I wrote custom tasks and everything worked
great in my test environment. Now, that I'm in production (with no way to
go back since the users will never leave SVN for CVS now) auth is
unreliable. I guess I can start from scratch and build a task around the
svn kit provided that it works. It looks like SVN kit has a means for
working with ssh keys.

On Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 2:35 PM, Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 2:31 PM, Peter Kahn <citizenkahn_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> > Mark, does svnant work with svn+ssh and private/public key pairs? My
> > current auth solution isn't working reliably. sometimes it fails and on
> a
> > rebuild auth works. I am looking for a more reliable solution, so I
> fgured
> > I'd try the ssh key option. I have it working from the commandline, but
> not
> > from svnant. So, is this a known issue or should it work? I'm setting
> the
> > env var SVN_SSH thusly:
> > SVN_SSH="ssh -i `pwd`/../config/svn_dsa"
> >
> > On the commandline the following works
> > svn ls svn+ssh://builder@svn/myrepos
> >
> > but when I execute this from svnant it fails. Any idea as to what I
> should
> > be looking at?
> I've never used svnAnt, and based on the lack of responses I see on
> this list, I'd say no one is maintaining it either. I am getting
> close to booting it from the repository as it reflects poorly on
> Subclipse that people think the two are related.
> A problem I could see with SSH and Ant, is that SSH often requires
> some form of interactivity. If your SSH client was configured so that
> it could just connect and work with no interaction, I'd expect it to
> work. Of course the Ant script would have to run as the right user
> with the right HOME folder etc.
> --
> Thanks
> Mark Phippard
> http://markphip.blogspot.com/
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Peter Kahn
Awareness - Intention - Action
Received on 2008-06-30 21:32:50 CEST

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