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From "Philippe M. Chiasson" <>
Subject Re: svn commit: r105829 - perl/modperl/docs/trunk/src/docs/2.0/user/install
Date Fri, 19 Nov 2004 22:29:43 GMT
Frank Wiles wrote:

>On Fri, 19 Nov 2004 17:09:45 -0500
>Stas Bekman <> wrote:
>>Philippe M. Chiasson wrote:
>>>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.
That's indeed the case.

>>  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. 
Bingo! Right on. I was talking to infra folks and they are looking into 
the future and administering
1000+ unix users with shell accounts is much much more complex than if 
these 1000 accounts are
all confined within the realm of a htaccess file ;-)

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