[Ffmpeg-devel] help: problem downloading the SVN version of FFMPEG

Nigel Pearson nigel
Fri Aug 11 04:22:40 CEST 2006

> $ svn checkout svn://svn.mplayerhq.hu/ffmpeg/trunk ffmpeg
> i receive the error:
> "svn: Can't connect to host 'svn.mplayerhq.hu': Connection timed out"

	Robert and Diego are right, there is
something blocking SVN protocol traffic.
Any Subversion repositories that use the
svn:// or svn+ssh:// URLs will need a
more direct connection to the Internet.

> alternatively when i type http instead of svn like this:
> $ svn checkout http://svn.mplayerhq.hu/ffmpeg/trunk ffmpeg

	That is a different type of connection protocol you
are requesting, which causes a different type of error.

	Some Subversion repositories have both HTTP _and_ SVN
protocol access. Sadly, mplayer and ffmpeg do not seem to
support HTTP access.

	Try something like this as an experiment:
svn co http://svn.mythtv.org/svn/trunk/themestringstool

	If that doesn't work, you might need to add
proxy details into the file ~/.subversion/servers

http-proxy-host = http-gw.fwall.mit.edu
http-proxy-port = 80
http-proxy-username = s1234567
http-proxy-password = firstyear

(the [global] section is near the end)

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