On Wed, Sep 16, 2009 at 9:08 PM, Christian Hammond <chip...@chipx86.com>wrote:
> Hi Varun,
> Huh, it's odd that it's trying to use your home directory. To generate that
> string, Review Board figures out what "~" points to, and in your case, it's
> your own home directory. You said this was Apache before?
Yes its apache 2.
Is it an out-of-the-box install?
Yes this was stock install from Ubuntu. Zero settings change.
Which distro? Mod_Python or FastCGI?
Mod_python also installed from Ubuntu distro.
> We're looking at making this problem go away by making it easy to download
> and verify certificates as part of the repository setup process, but I don't
> have an ETA just yet on it.
Oh ok. Thanks.I will keep a watch on the mailing list.
> Christian Hammond - chip...@chipx86.com
> Review Board - http://www.review-board.org
> VMware, Inc. - http://www.vmware.com
> On Wed, Sep 16, 2009 at 5:44 PM, Varun Soundararajan <s.va...@gmail.com>wrote:
>> Hi Christian,
>> So as you have explained here, I did
>> sudo -u www-data
>> it led me to /var/www when i typed cd
>> now I did svn co <https rep url>
>> it asked me to accept cert permantnety to which i typed p
>> before that I created .subversion directory in /var/www and chowned to
>> I also created the directory for the rep url dir and chowned so that
>> the local copy can be created (otherwise it seems that www-data has no
>> permission to create any file in /var/www
>> Now when I give my diff file and path and click create request, it
>> says - HTTPS certificate not accepted. Please ensure that the proper
>> certificate exists in /home/varun/.subversion/auth for the user that
>> reviewboard is running as.
>> The confusion here is apache runs as www-data, but the error seems to
>> be printing saying that its trying to access /home/varun/.. path. I
>> also chmoded the entire .subversion directory in /home/
>> varun/.subversion and I still dont see reviewboard picking those
>> certs. (I would practically want reviewboard to use certs in
>> ~/.subversion directory of the user www-data).
>> Is there something that I am missing?
>> On Aug 25, 6:30 am, Christian Hammond <chip...@chipx86.com> wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> > The easiest way to work around this is if you have read-only access to
>> > repository over http. If you do, then set that read-only HTTP URL as
>> > Path in the repository configuration, and set your HTTPS URL as the
>> > Path.
>> > If not, then it gets a little more tricky. Essentially (and this may
>> vary a
>> > bit between installs on different distros), you'll need to sudo to the
>> > Apache user, using its home directory and environment variables, and
>> then do
>> > an svn checkout of your repository somewhere. This should store the
>> > certificate where the Apache user can get to it.
>> > We're looking into making this work in a much smoother manner in a
>> > release without having to use any workarounds.
>> > Christian
>> > --
>> > Christian Hammond - chip...@chipx86.com
>> > Review Board -http://www.review-board.org
>> > VMware, Inc. -http://www.vmware.com
>> > On Tue, Aug 25, 2009 at 3:16 AM, Pubudu Rathnayake <dmpub...@gmail.com
>> > > Hi,
>> > > when i tried to make a new review request ,i got the following
>> > > HTTPS certificate not accepted. Please ensure that the proper
>> > > exists in ~/.subversion/auth for the user that reviewboard is running
>> > > Any advice how to diagnose it is highly appreciated.
>> > > Regards,
>> > > Pubudu
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