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Re: Apache or svnserve?

From: Duncan Murdoch <subversion_at_murdoch-sutherland.com>
Date: 2005-11-28 19:11:17 CET

On 11/28/2005 12:28 PM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> On Nov 28, 2005, at 17:12, Duncan Murdoch wrote:
>> To use svnserve, users need shell accounts on the machine. That
>> may be a concern if the machine belongs to one organization and the
>> developers don't, but probably not in your case. (It's probably
>> not strictly true, but you need to really know what you're doing to
>> set up access to svnserve without giving a shell account.)
> Hmm... I don't think that's the case. It is for the svn+ssh protocol,
> where authentication takes place at the ssh layer and each connection
> gets its own instance of svnserve, but not for the svn protocol,
> where there is one central svnserve running as a particular system
> user and usernames and passwords are authenticated against a
> plaintext file.
> http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.1/ch06s03.html

Yes, thanks for the correction.

Duncan Murdoch

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