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Re: Questions about migrating from svnserve to Apache

From: Jeff Mitchell <jeffrey.mitchell_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 6 Mar 2008 07:14:12 -0500

On Thu, Mar 6, 2008 at 1:39 AM, Ryan Schmidt
<subversion-2008a_at_ryandesign.com> wrote:
> I've thought about building a web repo viewer which would use URLs
> identical to mod_dav_svn but provide more info. I played around with
> ways of configuring apache to direct regular web browsers to this
> view but a Subversion client to mod_dav_svn. I think it can be done.
> The advantage is that you could copy a URL from the web browser and
> paste it into a Subversion client. But I don't think I'd recommend it
> for ViewVC whose URLs don't, I think, match mod_dav_svn's. I'd
> recommend two different vhosts: "viewvc" for viewvc, "svn" for
> mod_dav_svn.

Generally the ViewVC URLs are different only in that they contain
"/viewvc/" in them...I've already been thinking about ways I could get
around that, by changing around my ScriptAlias value. But your
mod_rewrite + vhosts idea seems doable...I'll give it a go and post
configuration here if I'm successful.

> It is possible and is described here:
> http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.4/svn.serverconfig.multimethod.html

I saw this page but it only talks about Berkeley DB backends and
doesn't mention FSFS anywhere. It would make sense that it's doable
with a database, but I'm more concerned with how it handles it with
the filesystem repository. Do you know if this is supported with


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