We're using Review Board 1.6.3 -- it was the most up-to-date version as of
a few weeks ago. Since it's not up and running yet, I'll probably end up
upgrading before handing it over to my team.
We access the Subversion server with HTTPS. We have no SSH access -- the
repository is controlled by an outside team and they have very strict
regulations regarding who they grant access to it. We do have a few
read-only users that we could use, so I'll attempt to set up RB using one
The server kicks back an error:
[Tue Feb 28 06:39:11 2012] [error] ERROR:root:SVN: Failed to get repository
information for https://svn/<--->: OPTIONS of 'https://svn/<--->': could
not connect to server (https://svn)
[Tue Feb 28 06:39:13 2012] [error]
DeprecationWarning: The user messaging API is deprecated. Please update
your code to use the new messages framework.
[Tue Feb 28 06:39:13 2012] [error] category=DeprecationWarning)
Those two errors look unrelated to me, but I'll see what I can do about
updating the 'user messaging API' -- anyone know off the top of their head
what module that might be?
On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 4:15 AM, Christian Hammond <chip...@chipx86.com>wrote:
> Hi Britt,
> What version of Review Board are you using?
> What form of URL are you using for the Subversion server? Is it backed by
> SSH or by HTTPS? You may want to check your server log to see if there are
> any errors during repository checking.
> You can't have each user authenticate separately, nor would it make any
> sense to do so. Review Board is going to access the files, cache them, and
> present them to each user. The access is not per-user.
> What we generally recommend is to have a read-only account on the SVN side
> and use that. If you have any SSH access to the repository, you can use SSH
> keys and skip the password part entirely.
> Christian Hammond - chip...@chipx86.com
> Review Board - http://www.reviewboard.org
> VMware, Inc. - http://www.vmware.com
> On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 7:01 AM, Britt Pearsall <doubl...@gmail.com>wrote:
>> I'm trying to link ReviewBoard to a code repository, specifically a
>> Subversion repository. I have the URL that we use to get to the code, but I
>> think we have a proxy of some kind and that it might be blocking the site
>> from recognizing the repository.
>> I believe the proxy is set up specifically for SVN and not the internet
>> as a whole, so I didn't think it qualified as the whole box behind 'behind
>> the proxy server' -- meaning I didn't set up the http-proxy variable before
>> running the easy_install. But even before installation both the server RB
>> is hosted on and the machine I'm accessing the site from had access to the
>> SVN repository -- both machines can browse/checkout/commit/etc code.
>> However when I try to add the repo from the admin dashboard I get an error
>> that that no repository exists at the specified path. Anyone have any ideas?
>> An additional question for when I do get connected -- I can input a
>> username/pw on the admin console for the repository, however everyone here
>> has their own username/pw for SVN. Is there a way that they can each
>> connect to SVN, through reviewboard, with their own ID?
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