Just found this. Maybe it'll help.

http://www.mail-archive.com/versi...@googlegroups.com/msg00222.html

In summary, see if you have this line uncommented in your apache user's
~/.subversion/config:

# ssh = $SVN_SSH ssh

If so, or maybe even if not, try changing it to read:

ssh = $SVN_SSH /usr/bin/ssh

Christian

-- 
Christian Hammond - chip...@chipx86.com
Review Board - http://www.review-board.org
VMware, Inc. - http://www.vmware.com


On Fri, Apr 3, 2009 at 7:17 PM, Chris Moore <chry...@gmail.com> wrote:

>
> I have read about having seperate public and developer repositories
> and I suggested this; however, I have been told they do not wish to
> put up a public Subversion repository.
>
> For testing purposes, I created a user account solely to run apache on
> the ReviewBoard server which has access to ssh and can check out from
> the repository.  I also tried setting up an SSH key from that user to
> the subversion server.  Both of these have ended up giving me the same
> error.
>
> On Apr 3, 5:21 pm, Christian Hammond <chip...@chipx86.com> wrote:
> > This looks like the web server itself doesn't have permissions to run
> ssh.
> > Maybe try to sudo as the server's user and run ssh, see what happens.
> >
> > For SVN, I typically recommend you have an anonymous HTTP URL and a
> > developer SSH URL. You'd then set the HTTP URL as the repository path,
> and
> > the developer one as the Mirror Path. This gets around these issues
> nicely.
> >
> > Christian
> >
> > --
> > Christian Hammond - chip...@chipx86.com
> > Review Board -http://www.review-board.org
> > VMware, Inc. -http://www.vmware.com
> >
> > On Fri, Apr 3, 2009 at 9:00 AM, Chris Moore <chry...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Hello,
> >
> > > I have just set up ReviewBoard for the developers at my company.  We
> > > can create Review Requests, but whenever someone attempts to "View
> > > Diff" we get the following error:
> >
> > > Error in child process: exec of 'ssh' failed: Permission denied
> >
> > > Traceback (most recent call last):
> > >  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/ReviewBoard-1.0alpha4-
> > > py2.4.egg/reviewboard/diffviewer/views.py", line 145, in view_diff
> > >    interdiffset, highlighting, True)[0]
> > >  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/ReviewBoard-1.0alpha4-
> > > py2.4.egg/reviewboard/diffviewer/diffutils.py", line 619, in
> > > get_diff_files
> > >    large_data=True)
> > >  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/Djblets-0.5alpha3-py2.4.egg/
> > > djblets/util/misc.py", line 143, in cache_memoize
> > >    data = lookup_callable()
> > >  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/ReviewBoard-1.0alpha4-
> > > py2.4.egg/reviewboard/diffviewer/diffutils.py", line 618, in <lambda>
> > >    enable_syntax_highlighting),
> > >  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/ReviewBoard-1.0alpha4-
> > > py2.4.egg/reviewboard/diffviewer/diffutils.py", line 341, in
> > > get_chunks
> > >    old = get_original_file(filediff)
> > >  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/ReviewBoard-1.0alpha4-
> > > py2.4.egg/reviewboard/diffviewer/diffutils.py", line 248, in
> > > get_original_file
> > >    large_data=True)[0]
> > >  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/Djblets-0.5alpha3-py2.4.egg/
> > > djblets/util/misc.py", line 143, in cache_memoize
> > >    data = lookup_callable()
> > >  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/ReviewBoard-1.0alpha4-
> > > py2.4.egg/reviewboard/diffviewer/diffutils.py", line 247, in <lambda>
> > >    data = cache_memoize(key, lambda: [fetch_file(file, revision)],
> > >  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/ReviewBoard-1.0alpha4-
> > > py2.4.egg/reviewboard/diffviewer/diffutils.py", line 227, in
> > > fetch_file
> > >    data = tool.get_file(file, revision)
> > >  File "/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/ReviewBoard-1.0alpha4-
> > > py2.4.egg/reviewboard/scmtools/svn.py", line 117, in get_file
> > >    raise SCMError(e)
> > > SCMError: Error in child process: exec of 'ssh' failed: Permission
> > > denied
> >
> > > Apache is set to run as a ReviewBoard-specific user and this user has
> > > an SSH key to the subversion server so that a password is not
> > > required.  I have confirmed that this user can checkout the repository
> > > without a password on the command line.
> >
> > > Does anyone have any suggestions?
> >
> > > Thanks
> >
>

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