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Re: Remote Access via TortoiseSVN

From: Andy Peters <devel_at_latke.net>
Date: 2006-11-07 01:15:59 CET

On Nov 6, 2006, at 3:57 PM, A. Alfred Ayache wrote:
> Kevin Greiner wrote:
>> On 11/6/06, *A. Alfred Ayache* <alfred@lastbyte.ca
>> <mailto:alfred@lastbyte.ca>> wrote:
>> I've installed svn on my win2k workstation. I've been able to
>> create a new
>> repository, import via command line, checkout via Tsvn, and
>> commit
>> via Tsvn.
>> (all this through svnserve)
>> Now I need to grant access to my repository to a colleague. I'm
>> trying to test
>> this out on my machine... I found the Settings | Network menu
>> item
>> on the Tsvn
>> submenu in Windows Explorer. So I set the server address to
>> svn://<IP address>/
>> Except that when it asks me for my authentication is gives me:
>> <svn://localhost:3690> CF realm
>> Why isn't it specifying the IP address I gave it in the settings?
> No need to do any of that. If there aren't hardware or software
> firewalls between your machines, he should be able to use the same
> commands you have, substituting your hostname. On his machine, try
> something like:
> mkdir c:\tmp\shared-project
> svn checkout svn:\\alfred-pc\projects\foobar\trunk c:\tmp\shared-
> project
>> Also, does my colleague need to install Subversion on his
>> machine,
>> or just Tsvn?
> Either or both :-)
>> And what settings does he need to use to access my repository?

> Thanks for the response, Kevin!
> He's actually in another location, not on the same network. So
> he'll probably need to specify my IP address. I don't see how svn:\
> \alfred-pc\... would find my machine from there. I don't imagine
> svn:// would find stuff through DNS...?

It certainly does resolve machine names through the standard DNS stuff.

Can your colleague route to your machine?


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