On 3/20/07, Ryan Schmidt <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Mar 19, 2007, at 23:17, Paul van den Bergen wrote:
> > I'm trying to set up a subversion server on a miniITX box running a
> > freebsd server (no X) and vanilla subversion - no appache, either
> > straight svn or svn+ssh.
> > followed the basics from 2 howtos on the net - OnLamp and another (I
> > can't recall off the top of my head)
> > I can svn import, svn commit and svn checkout using the file method
> > from either the svn user or other users using the file:/// method.
> > I cannot svn to the repository using tortoise SVN from the windows XP
> > box on the same network.
> > any suggestions welcome for where to start looking - I'm all out.
> You need to provide more information.
OK, ask and I'll try and provide it...
Why can't you connect using
> TortoiseSVN? What error message do you get?
depends on how I try to access the server - usually something like
"cannot connect to server" or " seerver unexpectedly disconnected" and
occasionally "connection actively refused"
I'm flailing around in the dark a bit here.
Are you also using the
> file:/// protocol in TortoiseSVN or are you trying one of the other
> protocols, such as svn://, svn+ssh://, http:// or https://?
well, no, because file:/// only works on local hdd's right (no NFS or
basically this is the first step into building a small secure system.
so starting with just svn: or maybe svn+ssh://
on the BSD svn server I have svnserve running either as a deamon or as
an inetd service. - in either case local file:/// method works. in
both cases cannot get a connection to the box as svn or svn+ssh (this
is a headless box that I SSH into BTW - so the network is connected.)
> can you use those other protocols from the command line?
How do I do that (from the winXP box)?
> appropriate server set up for that access protocol?
Um. I don't understand the question. the server should accept svn
incoming services, right? inetd handles the call and involces svnserve
_or_ the deamon recognises the incoming svn or svn over ssh
connection? have I missed a step?
If your problem
> is limited to TortoiseSVN, and the svn command line functions
> properly, then you need to ask the question on the TortoiseSVN
> mailing list, not here.
I don';t know where the problem lies. If you could let me know where
the tortise SVn email list is at I'd be happy to sub to that too.
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Received on Tue Mar 20 08:09:09 2007