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Re: Problems using subversion on FreeBSD

From: John Szakmeister <john_at_szakmeister.net>
Date: 2005-03-19 02:34:43 CET

On Friday 18 March 2005 19:38, Jason Taylor wrote:
[snip]
> Yes, it is hanging off the root.
>
> Here's the httpd.conf snippet (with password obscured).
>
>
> <Location "/svn/">

This fine. What I actually meant was if it was the root (i.e., Location
"/").

> AllowOverride None
> order allow,deny
> allow from all
>
> DAV svn
> SVNParentPath /usr/remote/bu1/Data/COMPUTER/DATABASE/Development

You tried point SVNParentPath to a local directory, right?

> AuthName "Subversion"
> AuthType Kerberos
>
> KrbMethodNegotiate on
> KrbAuthoritative off
> Krb5Keytab /etc/krb5.keytab
> KrbAuthRealms MIDDLEEARTH.PRV
> KrbVerifyKDC off
>
> AuthLDAPUrl "ldap://uinen
> radagast/ou=University,dc=middleearth,dc=prv?userPrincipalName?sub?(obj
>ectClass=*)" AuthLDAPBindDN
> "cn=Tess.User,ou=KenmoreStudents,ou=University,dc=middleearth,dc=prv"
> AuthLDAPBindPassword "password"
> Require group
> cn=IT,ou=KenmoreCampus,ou=University,dc=middleearth,dc=prv </Location>
>

Hmm, I wasn't aware you could mix authentication schemes like this.

> It works with no problems using local repository! I'm mounting the
> share via: mount_smbfs -u www -g wheel //jtaylor@bu1/data
> /usr/remote/bu1

I'm not sure about smbfs's file locking semantics. If they're broken,
then fsfs won't work correctly. I believe there is some mention of this
in the FAQ (not smbfs in particular, but locking in relation to NFS).

> And here's my nsmb.conf (with password obscured):
>
> [default]
> workgroup=MIDDLEEARTH
>
> [BU1]
> addr=bu1.middleearth.prv
>
> [BU1:JTAYLOR]
> # use persistent password cache for user
> password=password

I think if it's working with a local path (meaning, that you served a
local path to the repository through Apache2), then my attention would
turn to smbfs. I'm unfamiliar with it's use, so unfortunately, I'm not
sure how much I can help. :-(

-John

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