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Re: svnserve + ssh on Mac OS X

From: Bradley Wagner <bradley.wagner_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-08-24 03:42:41 CEST

So, there is no configuration required to use SVN through SSH? All I
have to do is make sure svnserve and svn are in the User's path, and
ssh takes care of the rest? What's all that talk about the -t flag
allowing tunneling when running svnserve?

On 8/23/05, Dave Camp <dave@thinbits.com> wrote:
> On Aug 23, 2005, at 3:44 PM, Bradley Wagner wrote:
> I'm by no means a unix guru but am competent enough to edit system files if
> I need to. I couldn't get a definitive answer on where to invoke the command
> to start svnserve on system start. Some places said /etc/inted.conf, while
> others said /etc/xinetd.conf. And if you did add a line there, did you also
> need to add stuff to /etc/services/. I didn't find the book extremely
> helpful in explaining this. Has anyone written a StartupItem to accomplish
> this task?
> It depends on what version of Mac OS X you are using. On Tiger you need to
> make a launchd plist. I'm not sure what you do for older versions. Apple
> should have examples of setting up launchd plists on the developer site.
> Also, is getting it to work through an ssh tunnel as simple as -t in the
> svnserve invocation
> If you are going to use ssh, you don't need to have svnserve running as a
> daemon. An instance of svnserve will be launched automatically for each ssh
> login by the client (once you get svn and svnserve in the user's PATH on the
> server). If your ultimate goal is to use ssh, I'd say stay away from running
> it as a daemon.
> Dave

Bradley Mitchell Wagner
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