Remotely accessible subversion help

Gabriel Gunderson gabe at
Fri Mar 31 21:27:52 MST 2006

On Fri, 2006-03-31 at 20:22 -0800, shadoi wrote:
> Steve wrote:
> > I have my SSH on an off port to help prevent dictionary style
> attacks.
> > But shouldn't svn:// be all thats needed or is svn+ssh strictly
> nessecary?
> >   
> I would imagine that you could set a default port for the host in
> your 
> ~/.ssh/config file, something like:
> Host <your svnserver>
>     port <your weird port> 

Before you decide what port to use...

Only the latest versions of Subversion will allow you to specify a port
for svn+ssh.  Others require you to use the default of port 22.  I found
that out the hard way :)

Gabriel Gunderson

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