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Re: How to set repository root in SSH tunnel mode on Windows?

From: Manuel Montoro <mmontoro_at_telefonica.net>
Date: 2004-03-15 08:35:51 CET

I think the problem is that the repository and the home directory for the
user (i.e c:\Documents and Setting\username) logged through SSH
must reside in the same drive in Windows.
So, you have two solutions:
1) Move your repository the same drive that the home directory
2) Change the user home directory to reside in the same drive as the

I think the first is easier but it's up to you to decide...
I'm sorry don't know now exactly the procedure to change an user's
home directory in Windows.

On 14 Mar 2004 at 20:09, H P wrote:

> I posted before regarding problems accessing svn repository using svnserve running on Windows,
> however I did not get any reply. My main problem is that when I access using svn+ssh, svnserve
> complains that it can™t find Repository. I think it is failing because svnserve is not able to find the
> repository in the path I specified.
> My repository root is E:\svn_home and I gave this command on the server itself: svn co
> svn+ssh://localhost/E://svn_home/trunk. When I gave this command, the SSHD server
> (WinSSHD) reports that it is œExecuting command svnserve “t on C:\Documents and
> Settings\myusername.
> So, my question is that how does one specify the repository root for svnserve in tunnel mode? i.e.,
> I want my SSHD server to run œsvnserve “t “r <repos_root> when someone accesses using
> svn+ssh.
> Here are the logs I got on the server when I gave the commands to access the repository:
> C:\>svntmp>svn co svn+ssh://localhost/E://svn_home/trunk
> svn: Couldn™t determine repository path
> C:\>svntmp>svn co svn+ssh://hostname/E://svn_home/trunk
> svn: Couldn™t determine repository path
> However, I was able to access the repository fine like this:
> C:\>svntmp>svn co svn://hostname/E://svn_home/trunk
> - Himanshu

Manuel Antonio Montoro Navarro
mail: mmontoro@telefonica.net
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