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From Frank Wiles <fr...@wiles.org>
Subject Re: svn commit: r105829 - perl/modperl/docs/trunk/src/docs/2.0/user/install
Date Fri, 19 Nov 2004 22:20:21 GMT
On Fri, 19 Nov 2004 17:09:45 -0500
Stas Bekman <stas@stason.org> wrote:

> Philippe M. Chiasson wrote:
> [...]
> >>>> Eh? ssh keys don't work with svn?
> >>>
> >>> Nope, svn works over https instead. SVN does support an
> >ssh-tunneled >> mode, but the
> >>> people on infrastructure@apache.org prefer https access over it.
> >It >> will only ask for your
> >>> password once (caching it in your ~/.svn/ dir a bit like cvs
> >pserver >> used to do)
> >>
> >> Hmm, the password is stored in clear text :( that sucks.
> > 
> > Yeah, it sucks++ and it's a major issue I have with https+svn. But
> > it's only going to get worste
> > once we move over to ssl client certificate authentication ... The
> > only thing needed is the same
> > thing as ssh-agent, but for ssl keys.
> 
> Why is it worse?

  I'm surprised they want to use https+svn since I've found ssh+svn to
  be much faster and less resource intensive on the box.  

  I'm sure however that the administration of https+svn is probably
  less than ssh+svn since it doesn't require Unix users, keys, etc. 

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   Frank Wiles <frank@wiles.org>
   http://www.wiles.org
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