[rspec-users] Installing plugins without svn:// access
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:
> or the whole of the repository through:
> 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.
> Happy hacking!
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