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Re: noob question about tunneling / authentication

From: Alex Kiesel <alex_at_kiesel.name>
Date: 2006-02-04 15:12:42 CET

On Tue, 2006-01-31 at 18:41 -0800, Michael Stevens wrote:
> I'd like to set up tunneling with rsh and use a virtual-root at the
> same time ... is this possible? I can find information on how to set up
> a custom transport with args, but nothing about how to pass "-r
> /path/to/stuff" to svnserve. Anyplace else I can tell svnserve to use a
> virtual root? Is there any other way to get my user authentication from
> NIS outside of tunneling this?

Hi,

I don't know if rsh is supported at all (or just ssh), but passing the
-r to svnserve could be accomplished by having a wrapper svnserve on the
serving host.
Just be sure to have the wrapper be in path before the real svnserve.
IIRC I once read about exactly this on this list.

Regards,
-Alex

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