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Re: SVN Server or file protocal on network share?

From: si <sshnug.si_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-08-23 04:43:03 CEST

> One difference is, that Apache can use the windows authentication system.
> Therefore you need no special passwords for svn. The svnserve passwords are
> non encrypted saved for example in the repositories conf subdirectory. For
> that reason the repository administrator can see the passwords and has to
> manage them.

FWIW, if you access using svn+ssh with a ssh client and server
daemon which supports Windows authentication, it achieves a
similar result as the Apache sspi mod.

I recently tested this using WinSSHD and Tunnelier (bitwise.com)
and it works well for svn command line and okay for TortoiseSVN.

Downside with TortoiseSVN is you get the tunnelier (non-interactive)
DOS dialog box appearing during processing, I guess the ideal scenario
would be for TortoisePLink to have an option to pass the current users
credentials, but I have no idea how much of a job this would be?


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