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Re: Repository on ftpfs?

From: Bernd Eggink <monoped_at_sudrala.de>
Date: 2006-11-05 23:36:50 CET

Ryan Schmidt schrieb:
> On Nov 5, 2006, at 11:05, Bernd Eggink wrote:
>> IMHO it would be great to be able to access a SVN repository via an
>> ftp filesystem. Has anybody tried that yet?
>> I can create a repository in an ftpfs mounted directory (curlFtpFS),
>> but any subsequent "svn import file:///ftpfs-path/to/repository" hangs
>> forever. The only way to get out of it is to kill the curlftpfs
>> process itself.
>> Maybe the idea is completely stupid... Any ideas?
> What would be the advantage of this over setting up a normal repository
> server with svnserve, svn+ssh or apache, which all work just fine and
> are fully supported and tested?

I'm thinking of people who don't have access to a svn server. There
possibly are some. It is no problem, however, to get sufficient webspace
for low cost or even free, which then could be (mis)used for setting up
a repository.


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