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Re: Useing a non-standard ssh port in a svn+ssh://example.com:123456/repository

From: Steve Greenland <steveg_at_lsli.com>
Date: 2004-09-10 22:13:35 CEST

On Fri, Sep 10, 2004 at 10:45:20PM +0400, Mikhail Sobolev wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 10, 2004 at 08:38:08PM +0200, Christopher Mann wrote:
> > It would be nice if the svn+ssh protocole use would incorporate the
> > colon convention.
> > I mean :80 means port 80 and :123456 means port 123456.
> > That would be more handy then export SVN_SSH="ssh -p 123456" especially
> > if I want to swith between different repositories.
> > It would be nice if other clients do this too.
> This is implemented using different approach. See
>
> http://svnbook.red-bean.com/svnbook/ch06s03.html#svn-ch-6-sect-3.3

Another way is to use the .ssh/config file. Create entries like

host svn1
    Hostname svn.example.com
    Port 80
    ForwardAgent no
    ForwardX11 no

host svn2
    Hostname svn.example.com
    Port 123456
    ForwardAgent no
    ForwardX11 no

And then use svn1 or svn2 for the hostname in the subversion command
line. It's functionally the same as the alternate tunnel technique, but
I find it easier to remember this, and easier to type. YMMV.

That said, it would be nice if the svn+ssh URLs followed the fairly
standard :portnum convention.

Steve

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