[svn.haxx.se] · SVN Dev · SVN Users · SVN Org · TSVN Dev · TSVN Users · Subclipse Dev · Subclipse Users · this month's index

Re: unable to authenticate to svnserve -- no challenge issued

From: Gerco Ballintijn <gerco_at_cwi.nl>
Date: 2004-03-09 22:12:05 CET


Vivek Khera wrote:
> On Mar 9, 2004, at 12:48 PM, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
>> Aha, there's the problem. :-)
>> The 'password-db' needs to live in the [general] section. So does
>> 'realm'.
> Ahhhh. Now that I know this, I see how I misread the comments in the
> sample conf file, particularly this part:
> ### This option controls the location of the password database. This
> ### path may be relative to the conf directory. There is no default.
> ### The format of the password database is:
> ### [users]
> I had uncommented the [users] line in the sample...
> Anyhow, now that I change it to have just the [global] section in the
> conf file, it does seem to authenticate me...

I was bitten by this as well. Maybe the subtlety of one '#' vs three
'#'-s is too subtle? Can the uncommented part about the passwd file not
simply be put in a separate file? That is, let svnadmin create both a
boilerplate for svnserve.conf and for passwd?


To unsubscribe, e-mail: users-unsubscribe@subversion.tigris.org
For additional commands, e-mail: users-help@subversion.tigris.org
Received on Wed Mar 10 00:41:24 2004

This is an archived mail posted to the Subversion Users mailing list.