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Re: Authentication problems

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-07-19 01:53:54 CEST

[pretty please, keep this on the users@ list, don't just reply to me.]

On Sun, 2004-07-18 at 18:00, J. B. Rainsberger wrote:
> Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
>
> > On Sun, 2004-07-18 at 14:50, J. B. Rainsberger wrote:
> >
> >
> >>Transmitting file data ...
> >> The pipe has been ended.
> >>svn: Commit failed (details follow):
> >>svn: Can't write to connection: The pipe has been ended.
> >
> >
> > This error looks unfamiliar to me. It looks like a problem with the ssh
> > connection, not the subversion client or server speaking over it. It
> > could be a bug in putty/pageant, or some other piece of network
> > equipment getting in the way...?
>
> Thanks. I'll look into that before I go any further.
>
> In the meantime, I can't get svnserve authentication to work. :)
>
> I have:
>
> 1. Set up svnserve.conf on the server, in <repository>/conf
>
> [general]
> auth-access=write
> anon-access=read
>
> [users]
> password-db=passwd.txt
> realm=Diasparsoft Courses

Here's the problem. There is only one section in svnserve.conf, and
that's [general]. It has a 'realm' and 'password-db' variable. The
[users] section goes *in* the separate password database, and contains
the user definitions.

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