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Re: using /etc/passwd for authentication

From: Dimitri Papadopoulos-Orfanos <papadopo_at_shfj.cea.fr>
Date: 2004-03-16 17:31:32 CET


> I am wondering if there is any way to get svnserve to use the
> /etc/passwd file for authentication under Unix. Does anyone know how
> this could be done?

I don't think it's possible to get svnserve to directly make use of
/etc/passwd. At least that's my understanding after reading the
Subversion book. I can only think of alternate solutions:
* Use SSH authentication.
* Use an Apache authentication module that relies on /etc/passwd.
* Directly access file:/// URLs.

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