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RE: issue 1145 is resolved in subserve version 1.4.0?

From: Catto, James \(Corp\) <James.Catto_at_coates.com.au>
Date: 2006-11-08 23:39:24 CET

Hi Erik and Ryan,

Thanks for your replies.

Apologies for not including xinetd configuration - I thought this may
not be relevant because the tunneling worked, but bearing in mind what
Ryan says, this may be a factor after all. I have managed to run SVN in
this mode on a different server in the past using xinetd. Unfortunately
I have lost the config files I used then and I cannot remember what
version I used at that time. Anyway, here is my config for xinetd:

$ cat /etc/xinetd.d/svn
# SVNSERVE : bespoke server for Subversion (SVN) source control system.
# description: SVN is served through this server.
# It has basic encryption.
#
service svn
{
        disable = no
        socket_type = stream
        protocol = tcp
        port = 3690
        wait = no
        user = svn
        server = /usr/bin/svnserve
        server_args = svnserve -i
}

$ grep 'svn' /etc/services
svn 3690/tcp # Subversion
svn 3690/udp # Subversion

I know the server is running:

$ ps -ef | grep xinetd
root 1410 1 0 Nov07 ? 00:00:00 xinetd -stayalive
-pidfile /var/run/xinetd.pid
svn 20250 18846 0 09:21 pts/2 00:00:00 grep xinetd

And I know this is the correct location of the svn server:
$ ls -l /usr/bin/svnserve
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 51160 Sep 12 16:44 /usr/bin/svnserve

Can you see anything in my xinetd config which is amiss?

When I try as you suggest Erik, it seems to be able to connect, but gets
closed straight away:

$ telnet localhost 3690
Trying 127.0.0.1...
Connected to localhost.localdomain (127.0.0.1).
Escape character is '^]'.
Type 'svnserve --help' for usage.
Connection closed by foreign host.

Do you know what this means?

Again, any help much appreciated.

James

-----Original Message-----
From: Erik Huelsmann [mailto:ehuels@gmail.com]
Sent: Wednesday, 8 November 2006 8:48 PM
To: Catto, James (Corp)
Subject: Re: issue 1145 is resolved in subserve version 1.4.0?

> $ svn list svn+ssh://localhost/usr/share/svn/webapps
>
> svn@localhost's password:
>
> branches/
>
> tags/
>
> trunk/
>
>
>
> But I do not want to tunnel through SSH. And I get the following error
> without it:
>
>
>
> $ svn list svn://localhost/usr/share/svn/webapps
>
> svn: Malformed network data
>
>
>
>
>
> I have found reference to this error message at issue 1145 on SVN
issue
> tracker,
>
>
>
> http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=1145
>
>
>
> This seems to indicate that it has been resolved in version 1.4.0.

It has been resolved since May 2003. That was probably even fixed in
1.0.

> Can you see what I am doing wrong? Am I using the wrong SVN version?
Any
> advice will be much appreciated.

That error could be caused by the way xinetd calls your svnserve. What
happens if you 'telnet localhost 3690'? You'll see what network output
*was* generated.

Also, you didn't provide you xinetd configuration, meaning I won't be
able to diagnose any errors in that file now.

Bye,

Erik

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