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Re: a few nits setting up svn...

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2004-02-13 19:59:15 CET

Perry E. Metzger wrote:

> Brian Mathis <bmathis@directedge.com> writes:
>>The point is that there are already TWO other options that will allow
>>you to reach the goal you want. 1 is apache, and 2 is svnserve.
>>Using these requires ZERO code changes to svn. If apache doesn't meet
>>your needs, then fine, use svnserve over ssh.
> How about I drop using svn instead.
> Actually, I won't do that -- but please bear in mind that ignoring
> people's needs doesn't encourage people to use a program.
> So anyway, explain to me exactly how it is that svn+ssh works. What
> exactly is being invoked over the ssh connection? I was under the
> impression it WAS svnserve, just being run to stdout instead of over a
> socket. Why is this, plus setgid or something, a bad idea in any way?

It is svnserve, just run in tunnel mode as the user who ssh'd in. I
don't know what Brian is talking about. As for running it setgid, feel
free to give it a shot, I don't know if anyone has tried that approach.


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