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Re: svn://, http:// not working (was svnserve -r option does not work with svn+ssh)

From: John Szakmeister <john_at_szakmeister.net>
Date: 2005-03-10 12:39:09 CET

On Thursday 10 March 2005 06:37, Jonathan Coles wrote:
> On Mar 9, 2005, at 8:09 PM, GŁnter Dannoritzer wrote:
> > When connection over svn+ssh the svnserver daemon isn't used at all.
> > It is only used for svn:// connections.
>
> This was a real "Ah-hah!" moment for me. Connecting by svn:// alone had
> never worked.
>
> The problem seems to be that xinetd never starts svnserve. If I start
> the daemon with
>
> svnserve -d
>
> then I can make svn:// connections.
>
> Is it possible that the problem with http:// not working is similar?
> How can I tell whether httpd ever activates svnserve?

You should really read chapter 6 of the Subversion book:
  http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.1/ch06.html

httpd never lauches svnserve. It accesses the repository directly via
mod_dav_svn.

-John

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