Subversion and FreeBSD permission problems

Mark G. mark-fbsd-quest-10+20080323 at
Sun Mar 23 14:08:21 PDT 2008

David Kelly wrote:
> On Mar 23, 2008, at 11:01 AM, Darrell Blake wrote:
>> If I move into a temp directory and do "svn checkout
>> file:///usr/local/svn/repository/TestProject" it works fine but if I
>> do "svn svn://" I get an error stating "svn:
>> Can't connect to host '': Connection refused".
>> Also, if I try and use TortoiseSVN to browse the repository externally
>> I get an error stating "Error * Can't connect to host '':
>> No connection could be made because the  target machine actively
>> refused it."

What does the output of `sockstat -4` look like?  It should
list the SVN server's listening port.

> I suggest using svn+ssh: rather than svn:
> Then so long as you can ssh into the machine you can do svn.

Here is a short paper I wrote about SVN over SSH on FreeBSD.


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