[OS X TeX] svnX and Leopard [OT]

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Mon Jun 16 16:47:04 EDT 2008

On Jun 16, 2008, at 11:36 AM, Alan Munn wrote:

> Hi, I sent the following to the subverion list, but noone replied,  
> probably because it's too Mac specific.  Since I know some of us  
> here use svn, perhaps someone here has encountered this problem and  
> knows how to solve it.
> I use svnX on Macs to access my repositories using svn+ssh. Now with  
> a new machine running OS 10.5.3 I get the following error:
> tchs: svnserve: Command not found
> svn: Connection closed unexpectedly
> I can access the repository from the command line, but not through  
> the client.  I've set up a dsa key specifically for subversion, and  
> added it to the authorized keys on the server machine. This works  
> for two other Macs running 10.4.  (One these machines I use  
> sshagent, but I understand this is not required on OS 10.5.
> In the authorized keys file on the server side the key for  
> subversion includes the prefix "command=/usr/local/bin/svnserve -t" .
> Should this command  have a path that is to svnserve on the server  
> side? (The server is running 10.4, so svn is in /usr/local/bin  
> whereas svn is now part of OS 10.5, so on the client machine it's  
> in /usr/bin.  Could this be a source of the problem?
> Any help much appreciated.
> Alan


I'm pretty much a svn novice but have been using svnX with some  
success. You might have to install the recommended svn binaries  
obtained from <http://homepage.mac.com/martinott/> but again, note my  
novice standing.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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