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Re: can I have both HTTP and SVN protocols concurrently?

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2004-09-22 18:42:48 CEST

Glanville, Jay wrote:
> Is it possible for me to have both svnserve and apache as my servers? I
> want to use HTTP as my service protocol, but we're noticing some latency
> issues, I believe due to the neon configuration problems [1]. So, for
> those of our testers who are experiencing this problem, I'd like to use
> the svn:// protocol. Is there anything preventing me from having my
> server supply both HTTP and svn:// requests?

This is perfectly fine.

Just make sure the the permissions and umasks are set such that any new
files created within the repository directory by the either server are
read-writeable by the other server.

Practically, this means ensuring a umask of either 0007 or 0002 is in use by
both servers, and having the repository group-owned by some group that the
users that apache and svnserve processes run as are members of, and setting
setgid bit (chmod g+s) on the db directory of the repository and any


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