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Re: svnserve on Solaris 10

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 8 May 2008 15:07:17 -0400

On Thu, May 8, 2008 at 2:55 PM, Robert La Ferla <robert.laferla_at_o-ms.com> wrote:
> A question and a problem...
> Question: I have a Solaris 10 system that I installed svn 1.4.5 on. Users
> (using TortoiseSVN on Windows) can access the subversion repository using
> svn+ssh: but I don't know how this is possible when I didn't configure
> svnserve. When they access svn, I can see a svnserve -t process running
> under their username. However, I don't see a SMF or inetd.conf entry for it
> nor do I see anything in the sshd configuration files. How is that
> possible? Is the client asking the server to run svnserve?

Yes. When you use svn+ssh, what happens is that the SSH connection is
created, and then svnserve is invoked on the server through that
connection. See

> Problem: I want to also enable the "svn" protocol because (1) I want to use
> a JIRA plug-in that currently doesn't support svn+ssh and (2) svn should be
> somewhat faster on our LAN than svn+ssh

If you enable compression in SSH, svn+ssh may end up being faster than
svn. That's just a guess though.

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