Am Sonntag, den 17.07.2005, 12:42 +0200 schrieb Jens Vagelpohl: > Hi guys, > > I noticed that right now the SVN repositories on svn.zope.org can > only be accessed using the "svn" and "svn+ssh" protocols. It occurred > to me that by enabling "http" and "https" and going away from "svn" > and "svn+ssh" a big win can be had in terms of administration. > > - no need for machine accounts for developers > - no need for clunky SSH key management > - hook directly into existing authentication databases (LDAP of > course ;) > > In a different situation (a Apache-based webmail setup where all > underlying mail components hook into LDAP for account and > configuration data) I have used mod_authz_ldap successfully to re-use > existing mail system authentication data for protecting access to the > webmail site. > > Since we already have LDAP as the basis for www.zope.org login > information it should not be hard to add an attribute to > contributors' records that can be used to determine access to e.g. > "https://svn.zope.org/svn" as a front door to the main repo or even > specific sub-projects. > > I'm hoping to flesh that out more when I complete migrating my own > repositories to SVN in the next couple weeks.
Ah, and while we are at it, some nice frontend, like http://trac.edgewall.com/ would be nice. At least for browsing the repository. _______________________________________________ Zope-Coders mailing list Zope-Coders@zope.org http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-coders