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Re: Getting xinetd+svnserve working in Ubuntu Server 8

From: Robert Dailey <rcdailey_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Jun 2008 10:27:35 -0500

On Fri, Jun 27, 2008 at 10:21 AM, Robert Dailey <rcdailey_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm trying to get svnserve working on my Ubuntu Server machine. I basically
> want to run svnserve as a "service" (windows terminology?) so that I can
> continue to use my server as normal. I want it to run like apache2 runs,
> that is apache2 runs as a daemon and does not block me from doing other
> things. I notice that just running svnserve blocks, and I cannot run other
> commands, so I need alternatives.
> The SVN book does not help me figure out at all how to do what I want to
> do. I am also not sure how you tell xinetd what command to run on svnserve.
> For example, I will need to be able to specify which root directory svnserve
> is restricted to (I don't want to share my root).
> Help is very much appreciated.


I went here and followed the instructions:

However, doing the following command does not work:
svn ls svn://localhost/personal

I get the following error message:
svn: Can't connect to host 'localhost': Connection refused

What could be causing this? Is there a log somewhere I can view?
Received on 2008-06-27 17:27:57 CEST

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