Re: [Rd] rsync -> cvs down?

From: Marc Schwartz <MSchwartz_at_medanalytics.com>
Date: Tue 20 Jul 2004 - 04:47:21 EST

On Mon, 2004-07-19 at 13:29, Martin Maechler wrote:
> >>>>> "Marc" == Marc Schwartz <MSchwartz@medanalytics.com>
> >>>>> on Mon, 19 Jul 2004 12:57:12 -0500 writes:
>
> Marc> On Mon, 2004-07-19 at 12:38, Douglas Bates wrote:
> >> Marc Schwartz wrote:
> >>
> >> > I am not able to access cvs via rsync today. Is the service down?
> >>
> >> Yes. We should have sent email about it to r-devel but it has been a
> >> hectic several days.
> >>
> >> The bad news is that the newly installed cvs.r-project.org machine,
> >> which is also rsync.r-project.org, was compromised and we had to take it
> >> off the net.
> >>
> >> The good news is that, thanks to heroic efforts by Martin Maechler and
> >> Deepayan Sarkar, the CVS repository has been transformed to Subversion
> >> and is available at http://svn.r-project.org/R/ (and at
> >> https://svn.r-project.org/R/ but SSL is probably only needed by those
> >> doing commits). If you have a Subversion client (see
> >> http://subversion.tigris.org - those using Windows may also want to look
> >> at http://tortoiseSVN.tigris.org/) you can check out and update the
> >> current r-devel from http://svn.r-project.org/R/trunk/ and the current
> >> R-patched from http://svn.r-project.org/R/branches/R-1-9-patches/
> >>
>
> Marc> Doug,
>
> Marc> Thanks and thanks to Martin and Deepayan!
>
> Marc> subversion is part of FC2 as is the svn client.
>
> Thanks, good to know. It's also part of Debian "testing" and
> newer; it's *not* part of RH Enterprise though.

subversion 1.0.2 ships with FC2 and subversion 1.0.4 is available via yum/up2date repository updates. 1.0.5 appears to not have made it to the FC update sites yet.

There is a security advisory for versions <= 1.0.4 at:

http://subversion.tigris.org/security/CAN-2004-0413-advisory.txt

> Installing it from source, http://subversion.tigris.org/
> is not hard. The important thing for the R-project though is to
> use "configure --with-ssl ...."
> because only then you get SSL support, i.e. only then you can use https://...
> which is (currently) absolutely required as I just said in
> another message on this thread.
>
>
> Marc> Presuming that I am using the proper command:
>
> Marc> svn co http://svn.r-project.org/R/branches/R-1-9-patches
>
> Marc> Is the svn server down or is the command incorrect?
>
> Use 'https' instead of 'http'.
> This is a requirement for svn.r-project.org/ (on purpose).

Good idea.

Thanks Martin!

Regards,

Marc



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