[Ffmpeg-devel] firewalls and svn access

Mohammad A. Haque mhaque
Fri Sep 1 18:06:18 CEST 2006

On Sep 1, 2006, at 11:54 AM, David Capel wrote:

> On Fri, 2006-09-01 at 11:51 -0400, Mohammad A. Haque wrote:
>> On Sep 1, 2006, at 11:50 AM, Mohammad A. Haque wrote:
>>> Since I'm already providing mplayer snapshots:
>>> http://www.haque.net/software/ffmpeg/svn-snapshots/
>>> Enjoy.
>>> On Sep 1, 2006, at 11:32 AM, David Capel wrote:
>>>> Dear repository maintainers,
>>>> Several users on the ffmpeg-user list have noted that they are
>>>> unable to
>>>> access the ffmpeg (or mplayer) svn repository via the standard svn
>>>> port
>>>> (3690) due to their institutional or corporate firewall.
>>>> Request to sys admins regarding opening "unusual" ports tend to go
>>>> via /dev/null. Since ffmpeg repository snapshots are no longer
>>>> available, this part of the ffmpeg/mplayer user base is stuck out
>>>> in the
>>>> cold.
>>>> Please consider configuring the svn server to accept requests on an
>>>> additional, standard port (443?). Otherwise, perhaps the nightly
>>>> snapshots could be reinstated?
>>>> Hopefully,
>>>> D.
>> And sorry about top posting
> Nice one, Mohammad. That's very gracious of you. I'm still hoping that
> the maintainers will consider fixing this problem at source though.
> D.

I asked on one of the lists a while back (I think it was the mplayer- 
dev list) and they didn't want to deal with running apache and the  
security implications surrounding the setup. Don't know if that has  


Mohammad A. Haque                      http://www.haque.net/
                                         mhaque at haque.net

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