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Re: Newbie SSH setup problem

From: Gerard Samuel <svn_at_trini0.org>
Date: 2004-11-25 20:53:53 CET

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:

>
> On Nov 25, 2004, at 11:10 AM, Gerard Samuel wrote:
>
>> I have this in inetd.conf (but Im not sure if it applies to
>> subversion ssh connections) ->
>> svn stream tcp nowait/4/4 www
>> /usr/local/bin/svnserve svnserve -i -r /source/svn
>>
>> My svnserve.conf file is totally commented out, so its running with
>> its defaults.
>> Both the local and remote machines has my login/password combination.
>> I also get this error when I try it on the remote box with the
>> repository on it.
>> The repository is owned by www:svn, and Im part of the svn group.
>> Any help with this would be appreciated.
>> Thanks
>>
>> $ svn list svn://hivemind.trini0.org/trunk
>> Makefile
>> bar.c
>> foo.c
>
>
> Great, this works as expected.
>
>
>> $ svn list svn+ssh://hivemind.trini0.org/trunk
>> Password:
>> svn: No repository found in 'svn+ssh://hivemind.trini0.org/trunk'
>>
>
> svn+ssh:// has nothing to do with inetd.conf. The svn client launches
> a private svnserve process using ssh: "ssh hivemind.trini0.org
> svnserve -t". Which means there's no -r switch being passed to
> svnserve; you need to use an absolute path to the repository:
> svn+ssh://hivemind.trini0.org/sources/svn/trunk
>
> This is all discussed in chapter 6.

Makes sense.
Unfortunately, Im getting a different error ->
svn: Berkeley DB error while opening environment for filesystem
/source/svn/db:
Permission denied

Im investigating this. If I get stuck, I'll post another message.
Thanks

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