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Re: Server on Linux, Client on Windows

From: Mike Mason <mgm_at_thoughtworks.net>
Date: 2004-03-12 15:21:42 CET

Jeff Lanzarotta wrote:

>Well I finally fix the disk errors that I was encountering, so I now have 'svnserve' running on Mandrake Linux 9.2. My client in running on Win2k (either TortoiseSVN or RapidSVN).
>My question is:
>I can checkout a project from a repository, but when I attempt to commit something back, I get an error indicating that the repository is 'read-only'. So I created a passwd file in the repositories conf/ directory. This still didn't seam to help. I'm not to thrilled about having the actual password in a file. I would like to have the system more secure. I would venture to say that others out there have a similar setup with the server running on Linux and the client running on Windows.

Look in /path/to/repos/svnserve.conf -- you can set "anon-access=write"
to allow anonymous write access.

If you want different authentication methods that are smarter than using
a plain password file, you'll need to use Apache as your server, then
you can use any auth mechanism that Apache supports.


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