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Re: svn checkout via a web-browser?

On 7/4/07, Karl E. Jorgensen <karl@jorgensen.org.uk> wrote:
On Wed, Jul 04, 2007 at 10:20:57AM +0200, Tshepang Lekhonkhobe wrote:
> On 7/3/07, Vincent Lefevre <vincent@vinc17.org> wrote:
> >On 2007-07-03 16:26:40 +0200, Tshepang Lekhonkhobe wrote:
> >> On 7/3/07, Vincent Lefevre <vincent@vinc17.org> wrote:
> >>> On 2007-07-03 13:40:47 +0200, Tshepang Lekhonkhobe wrote:
> >>> > Me have been struggling to access a subversion repo (svn checkout
> >>> > svn.gnome.org/svn/tracker/trunk) due to being behind a proxy server. I
> >>> > wonder if there's a way to download such repos without having an svn
> >>> > client since I can access the web with a web-browser.
> >>>
> >>> Only if your web browser is a also svn client. But if it isn't, why
> >>> don't you install a svn client?
> >>
> >> I failed: http://lists.debian.org/debian-user/2007/07/msg00075.html
> >> And help didn't help:
> >> http://lists.debian.org/debian-user/2007/07/msg00162.html
> >
> >You'll probably have the same problem with a web browser having a
> >svn client extension. With a proxy server that filters some method,
> >you can't access all the web, and changing the client won't solve
> >your problem. If you control the web server itself, perhaps you can
> >try something like SSH over HTTP (if CONNECT is allowed).
> It's interesting to note that I tried TortoiseSVN which runs on
> Windows and worked without a breeze. This leads me to think that the
> web server (which I dodn't control) does accept svn requests.
> The company network is run by Windows.

The gnome subversion repository is also available via https:
1) Did you try to use http or https with the command-line client?

I tried both.

2) Ditto - (but with tortoisesvn) ?

It asked for username and password and it worked like a charm without
further configuration.

my place on the web:

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