[Bf-committers] Can we get SVN instead of just HTTP?

Martin Poirier theeth at yahoo.com
Tue Oct 21 01:09:00 CEST 2008

--- On Mon, 10/20/08, Timothy Baldridge <tbaldridge at gmail.com> wrote:

> There seems to be some issues with SVN/HTTP on Irix. This is
> not
> normally a issue with most servers, but I noticed that
> Blender's SVN
> servers don't allow SVN traffic. Only HTTP/HTTPS. Is
> there anyway we
> can enable SVN to this server? We may only need port number
> 3690 opened.

That's because the svn protocol is plain text and definitely not secure.

ssh+svn would be an option, but you'd need an account on the server for that.

> Currently I'm having to download the files to
> my Linux server,
> then move the files over SSH to the Irix machine, and that
> is not
> going to work if I try to create some patches, or want to
> update the
> sources.

As far as patch goes, you're ok with your current setup though, patch (and revert) are purely local operations with subversion.


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