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Re: Can ssh ...but Can't svn+ssh

From: Graham Anderson <grahama_at_siren.cc>
Date: 2006-07-01 05:00:57 CEST

Sorry for the multiple posts...

I have also set up the ssh user-agent where entering:
ssh -i ~/ssh-key svn@www.mysite.com"
works as advertised

g

On Jun 30, 2006, at 7:51 PM, Graham Anderson wrote:

> Also, when I get PATH with:
> echo 'echo $PATH' | ssh -T svn@www.mysite.com
>
> I get:
> /bin:/usr/bin/svnserve:/sbin:/usr/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/
> local/sbin:/usr/prop/bin:/usr/prop/sbin:/usr/local/mysql/bin:/usr/
> local/java/bin
>
> many thanks
>
> On Jun 30, 2006, at 7:03 PM, Bob Proulx wrote:
>
>> Graham Anderson wrote:
>>> I can ssh into my remote server with:
>>> ssh svn@www.mysite.com
>>
>> What is PATH when you log into the remote system?
>>
>> Assuming standard command shell syntax here this should be useful.
>>
>> echo 'echo $PATH' | ssh -T www.mysite.com
>>
>>> or
>>> ssh root@www.mysite.com
>>
>> Best to avoid working as root. Usually working with svn does not
>> require root access. Working as root creates a trip hazard.
>>
>>> but, I can not do the below:
>>>
>>> root#: svn list svn+ssh://www.mysite.com/home/svn/repository/
>>> myproject/
>>> root@www.mysite.com's password:
>>
>> You should use the ssh-agent to avoid needing to enter passwords
>> here.
>>
>>> root#: svn list svn+ssh://www.mysite.com/home/svn/repository/
>>> myproject/
>>> root@www.mysite.com's password:
>>> bash: svnserve: command not found
>>> subversion/libsvn_ra_svn/marshal.c:255: (apr_err=210002)
>>> svn: Connection closed unexpectedly
>>>
>>> what could be the problem ?
>>
>> After looking at the error message I think I can say with authority
>> that the problem is that the "svnserve" command is not found.
>>
>> Did check that it is installed on the remote system? Did you check
>> that it is installed someplace found on PATH on the remote system?
>>
>> On my system I can verify that svnserve is found with the following:
>>
>> echo 'type svnserve' | ssh -T svn.myexample.com
>> svnserve is /usr/bin/svnserve
>>
>>> Does my svnserve.conf file need to be modified in some way ?
>>
>> The error indicates that svnserve is not being run at all yet.
>> Changing the configuration file for a command that is not running
>> won't have any noticeable effect.
>>
>> Bob
>
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