Accessing a remote repository on a web server using ftp with user and password

Bernd Eggink monoped at
Thu Sep 13 23:03:53 BST 2007

Massimo Manca schrieb:
> I have my company web pages hosted on a web server maintained by a
> provider, I have also unlimited disk space so I would use some of it to
> public our repositories. I am investigating to find a sw better then cvs
> that may manage this situation. 

I switched from subversion to bazaar exactly for this reason.

  > 1. Is there a method that may work to access a remote repository using
> ftp with user and password?
> To use ftp user and password are given by the provider using this form:
> user = 1234567 at password = 1234567
> 2. What is the correct bzr init command to create a repository using ftp
> (if exists)?

     bzr init ftp://user@host/path

(password will be prompted) or

     bzr init ftp://user:passwd@host/path

I'm not sure if this works with a user name like "1234567 at", but 
you can easily try it out.


Bernd Eggink
monoped at

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