[rspec-users] Installing plugins without svn:// access

aslak hellesoy aslak.hellesoy at gmail.com
Tue May 8 08:36:34 EDT 2007


On 5/8/07, Scott Taylor <mailing_lists at railsnewbie.com> wrote:
>
> On May 7, 2007, at 7:32 PM, Lachie wrote:
>
> > Hi George,
> > I have the same problem. I've repeatedly asked for svn access from my
> > corporate masters, and just as repeatedly been knocked back :(
> >
> > 1. run ssh on your home box on port 443 (https)
> > 2. get http://www.agroman.net/corkscrew/
> > 3. ssh to home (using corkscrew)
> > 4. svn export svn://.../rspec_on_rails
> > 5. tar jcvf rspec_on_rails.tar.bz2
> > 6. scp lachie at homebox:rspec_on_rails.tar.bz2 . (using corkscrew)
> >
> > Yes, it really sucks.
> > Scott, an http mirror would rock, or it could be mirrored at google
> > code, using their http-viewable svn repos.
>
> Ok - I've got an http read only mirror going.
>
> Like I've said, this server is just being used right now for some of
> my own learning about server admin - so don't be surprised if it
> mysteriously stops working some day.  I'm paying for access, so
> please only use it if you can't access the rubyforge repository.
>
>
> You can access trunk through this url:
>
> http://thmadb.com/mirrors/rspec/trunk
>
> or the whole of the repository through:
>
> http://thmadb.com/mirrors/rspec
>
>
> I'm only syncing once every hour, so trunk will be an hour off.  Also
> revision numbers will be one higher than they are if you checkout
> from from the real svn repos.
>

Thanks a lot Scott!

Because the repository may go away I recommend that anyone using this
to install Spec::Rails to *not* use the -x switch in script/plugin
unless you can live with an unavailable repo.

Aslak

> Happy hacking!
>
> Scott
>
>
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