|Re: https and Buckminster [message #13673 is a reply to message #3468]
||Thu, 03 April 2008 18:47
| Henrik Lindberg
Registered: July 2009
Hi, I recently switched to using a Mac and OS X, and I am not sure how |
easy it is to set up svn+ssh. So, what I am really saying is that I may
come back with a request to use https :)
Thomas Hallgren wrote:
> This posting concerns Buckminster committers only.
> I've been having a dialog with Matt (webmaster at Eclipse) concerning
> https access to the Buckminster SVN repository. Apparently there's an
> increased risk for malicious attacks when using this protocol so it's
> not recommended unless we really have the need for it. The 'need' can be
> categorized in two:
> 1. Need to use https because it's too damn hard to set up proper ssl
> 2. Need to use https because you're behind a firewall that doesn't
> permit ssl.
> #1 is possible to overcome. In fact, we did add a pretty good web-page
> that explains how to do this a while back. You can view it here:
> #2 is a real problem. But AFAIK, none of the committers to this project
> is in this position. If I'm wrong and you are or expect to be in a near
> future, let me know.
> For now, I will retract my request for https access to the Buckminster SVN.
> Anonymous http access to our SVN is enabled as of today and it seems to
> work just fine.
> Thomas Hallgren
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