Aha! Thanks very much Fred, this arrived just after I sent a message
asking for confirmation of exactly that :-)
Looks like it's the standard 3690 port, I'll go talk to our poor
beleaguered admins... thanks again!
Fred Drake said:
> On 9/30/05, Paul Winkler <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> One thing Tino suggested: it might be a firewall issue.
>> Does svn's externals-fetching look somehow different to a firewall
>> than does a regular (non-external) checkout?
>> When I tried checking out on my laptop, I noticed that ZoneAlarm asked
>> 'me if I wanted to allow svn.exe to use the internet at exactly the
>> moment that it was time to fetch the externals. Weird - doesn't it
>> still use ssh? What's different?
> Tino's on the right track; the externals do NOT use ssh; they use an
> unauthenticated connection and cannot be used to commit changes (by
> So it could be a firewall issue; some different port needs to be
> opened. The Subversion documentation should tell you what's needed.
> Fred L. Drake, Jr. <fdrake at gmail.com>
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