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Re: problem to access repository from windows using ssh

From: Erik Huelsmann <ehuels_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-05-30 23:25:58 CEST

On 5/30/05, Zhang Yuchen <y.zhang-4@student.utwente.nl> wrote:
>
> > On 5/30/05, Zhang Yuchen <y.zhang-4@student.utwente.nl> wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I got a really strange problem while accessing my svn repository on
> > > another machine via ssh.
> > > The problem is I can only see README.TXT, format files and the db,
> > > dav,etc directories. My working directories are totally
> > missing. But
> > > if I access another repository without ssh, everything is ok.
> > > I am using Windows xp.

[ snip: more info required ]

> Ok, it is a problem on my machine, because I can not access any svn
> repository using ssh (I have tried both repository in my faculty server, and
> another one in Berlios open source server). What I see is always the format
> files and dav, etc directories. But, if I access a repository without ssh,
> so just do svn://.. everything is ok.

From what you tell me, it is expected behaviour: by using svn:// you
look inside the database that you see when you 'ls' or 'dir' on the
server machine. What you see when you use 'dir' on a repository is
purely the database which stores the virtual filesystem Subversion
uses to version your documents. If you want to see what is *in* your
filesystem, you can use either the svn command with a file:// url, or
you can use the svnlook utility.

> Strange:(. I have tried both Putty and Cygwin, but the symptom is the same.
>
> Thank you anyway for your reply, and hope I have told enough for you to give
> me a clue.

Well, not really, since you did not provide a list of commands you
executed for either case (using svn:// or ssh), nor did you say what
output you had expected. But I hope I provided you with the
information you need to resolve your problem.

bye,

Erik.

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