[svn.haxx.se] · SVN Dev · SVN Users · SVN Org · TSVN Dev · TSVN Users · Subclipse Dev · Subclipse Users · this month's index

Re: svnserve authenticating against Windows domain credentials

From: John Peacock <john.peacock_at_havurah-software.org>
Date: Fri, 02 May 2008 11:54:19 -0400

Scott Palmer wrote:
> I can't change the access protocol without breaking the existing
> svn:externals. It's that simple.

Why? svn:externals is merely a property that can be edited at any time
to change what path it points at. The sequence would be:

1) set up webdav server and confirm that it is working;

2) change the svn:externals to point to the new server and update a
working copy and make sure that works (the main WC files will still be
accessed via svn://);

3) use 'svn switch --relocate' to rewrite the working copies to point to
the http:// instance

Seriously, if you are doing anything with Windows authentication, the
Apache support is much more mature (and works today without waiting for


To unsubscribe, e-mail: users-unsubscribe_at_subversion.tigris.org
For additional commands, e-mail: users-help_at_subversion.tigris.org
Received on 2008-05-02 17:54:46 CEST

This is an archived mail posted to the Subversion Users mailing list.

This site is subject to the Apache Privacy Policy and the Apache Public Forum Archive Policy.