[Dev-luatex] Anonymous HTTP access to the SVN repository does not work

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Tue Aug 7 13:38:17 CEST 2007

Jonathan Sauer wrote:
> Hello,
> according to <http://foundry.supelec.fr/scm/?group_id=10>, the LuaTeX
> sources can be checked out anonymously using http. When pointing 
> TortoiseSVN to <http://scm.foundry.supelec.fr/svn/luatex>, however,
> the server asks for authentication. I tried using the credentials
> used for this mailing list, but to no avail (which is not really
> surprising, since the mailing list is on a completely different
> server).

> I cannot use the svn-protocol because of a company firewall; in
> any case, the above behaviour is some sort of configuration bug,
> IMO. Could it be that WebDAV is not configured for anonymous
> checkout?

Correct, that does not work. That web page is a boilerplate,
that does not reflect the true state of the system.

For you (and other people that only have http) I have added an
observer (read-only user) called luatextester, with password
luatextester. Using those credentials should work.

Best wishes,


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