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Re: noob question

From: Brett Sutton <bsutton_at_idatam.com.au>
Date: 2005-01-12 03:40:27 CET

Christopher Ness wrote:

>On Wed, 2005-12-01 at 10:34 +0900, Joel wrote:
>
>
>>If you were using apache, it would be fairly easy to design a web page
>>that would list and link all the repositories being served by an
>>instance of svn, just as you should be able to serve a (perhaps
>>
>>
>separate)
>
>
>>webdav url that would expose your top directory.
>>
>>When I think carefully about this, it seems fairly obvious to me that
>>there are security issues in this. But I'm thinking httpd.conf could
>>
>>
>be
>
>
>>used to (carefully) design a url/webpage/webdav share that implements
>>whatever security policy has been agreed to.
>>
>>How far out in left field am I here?
>>
>>
>
>Something like this is available and recently posted to the list too.
>But I'm not sure if the security issue has been addressed or not.
>
>http://tortoisesvn.tigris.org/docs/TortoiseSVN_en/ch03.html#id397220
>
>Chris
>
>
I would be much happier to see this option extended to the protocol in
that way it will also work with svnserve without the need to set up a
specialized web server just to serve that page up.

Also I'm working on a gui to access the svn repository and from that
perspective it would be invaluable to have the set of available
repositories available via the api.
Received on Wed Jan 12 03:44:58 2005

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