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Re: svn+ssh client auth: how to get svnserve in path?

From: Duncan Murdoch <subversion_at_murdoch-sutherland.com>
Date: 2005-04-01 16:38:05 CEST

On Fri, 01 Apr 2005 08:02:15 -0600, Matthew England
<mengland@mengland.net> wrote :

>At 4/1/2005 06:03 AM, Duncan Murdoch wrote:
>>On Thu, 31 Mar 2005 23:11:58 -0600, Matthew England
>><mengland@mengland.net> wrote :
>>What shell is attached to the account you're connecting to? If it's a
>>regular user account, won't .bashrc or some other rc be executed on
>I would think so (and yes, these are regular user accounts), but changing
>the .cshrc/.tcshrc path (for my tcsh shell) or the .bashrc path (for one of
>my developer's bash shell) seems to produce no behavior difference.
>This is what confounds me.
>Is there a path-control variable in the svn config-file set that I should
>look at? Maybe in the ssh config set?

I'd think this is not a Subversion issue, because as far as I know
Subversion just executes something like

ssh <host> svnserver <options>

You can check whether you're really executing bash by

ssh <host> 'echo $BASH'

and see what the path looks like by echoing $PATH. If you're
executing bash, then it should read ~/.bashrc on startup; you can
check by putting an echo command in there. Remember to export your

I don't know the equivalent commands for tcsh.

Duncan Murdoch

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