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Re: bad access methods (was: 100% repeatable repo wedging)

From: Jim Nutt <jim_at_nuttz.org>
Date: 2004-03-04 21:56:41 CET

On Thu, 04 Mar 2004 15:40:49 -0500
Brian Mathis <bmathis@directedge.com> wrote:

> This brings me to the question of why are you using svn+ssh? Out of
> the 4 access methods you have to choose from, you've chosen (IMO), the
> 3rd most desirable one. They are, in order of desireability:
> 1. http
> 2. svnserve daemon
> 3. svn+ssh
> 4. file
> I can understand people who don't want to go through
> installing/reinstalling apache. Instead of that, you should use
> svnserve as a daemon. It ensures that every access is done on the
> repo using the same user and group. The only time svn+ssh and file
> should be used is if the repo is for a single user project.

That's easy. Security. svnserve sans ssh isn't secure. https is, or can
be, anyway, but it's not always an option.

jim nutt
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