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From Olaf van der Spek>
Subject Re: Secure svnserve?
Date Sat, 26 Nov 2016 16:15:12 GMT
On Sat, Nov 26, 2016 at 3:22 PM, Nico Kadel-Garcia <> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 25, 2016 at 5:11 AM, Olaf van der Spek <> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Currently I'm running svnserve on a Debian VM on my PC. I'd like to
>> move it to a server on the internet but I don't get how to do this
>> securely.
>> Svnserve doesn't support encryption, right, so I can't expose it on a
>> public port directly.
> svn+ssh works quite well, and gets *away* from the horrible, horrible

Doesn't svn+ssh require all accounts to have direct and full file
access to the entire repo?

>> I'm aware of Subversion via Apache but I don't run Apache and I don't
>> want to give the entire web server access to repos anyway.
>> I also don't want to give each SVN user a shell account..
>> What's the proper way to do this?
>> Wouldn't it be good if svnserve supported encryption directly?
>> --
>> Olaf
> See above. And yes, it might be useful, but integrating encryption
> into high performance can seriously destabilize it.


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