[development] FAQ: Why is Drupal still using CVS when X isa much better choice?

Larry Garfield larry at garfieldtech.com
Thu Jul 31 21:15:10 UTC 2008

On Thu, 31 Jul 2008 13:05:16 -0500, Sam Boyer <drupal at samboyer.org> wrote:

>> Actually, an even easier method is to setup SVN access over https -
>> http://gentoo-wiki.com/HOWTO_Apache2_with_subversion_SVN_and_DAV
>> This needs no shell accounts or even SSH keys and can authenticate any
>> way apache can.
>> Thanks!
>> - Owen
> Yep, https is also an option. I've not worked as extensively with it as
> I have with ssh-based svn, but it does obviate the need for ssh keys
> from everyone. It is a bit more intensive than svn+ssh.
> http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.4/svn-book.html#svn.serverconfig

Sam, we use the HTTPS version at Palantir. :-)  (I didn't set it up, but it's worked fine for us.)

--Larry Garfield

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