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Re: svnserve authentication without passwd file

From: Phillip Susi <psusi_at_cfl.rr.com>
Date: 2006-03-09 22:40:57 CET

Florian Pose wrote:
> I know this, since it all stands in the book. Why are
> svn+ssh-connections treated as authenticated by default (see below)?
>

Because sshd invokes svnserv which causes it to not perform any
authentication and use the $USER from the environment in commit
messages. When you run svnserv in standalone mode, it is accepting
remote connections, so it has to figure out who is connecting.

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