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Re: svn+ssh: problem accessing svnserve

From: Bill Kavadas <bill.kavadas_at_nec.com.au>
Date: 2004-03-24 22:06:31 CET

Bill Kavadas wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I'm having some trouble using svn with ssh "tunneling". I've got
> subversion 1.0.1 and Linux on both boxes.
>
> I've got a repository created on a remote machine - OK
> I've got an account on the remote machine which I can ssh to - OK
>
> On my local machine I type:
> svn list svn+ssh://usernam@remote.machine.com/path/to/repos
>
> and get
>
> bash: svnserve: command not found
> svn: Connection closed unexpectedly
>
> I don't have root access on the remote box so the svn binaries are
> sitting in a subdir in my home dir.
>
> Seems like an access issue but I can't think what - if I ssh in
> normally, I can run svnserve OK - it's in my PATH on the remote box. I
> can connect OK if I use svnserve -d and set the appropriate access
> controls but I'd like to be able to get it going with svn+shh.

Solved my own problem - seems when the connection is made with SSH it
doesn't login, hence it doesn't read the .bash_profile where my PATH is
set. I moved the PATH for svnserve to .bashrc (since it does start a
shell - just not a login shell) and it worked.

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