subversion package which is available from the Ubuntu 9.04 repositories has a very annoying limitation which make it basically unusable for repositories hosted on
https://. The accepted solution to this problem is to compile subversion by hand from the sources hosted at Tigris, being sure to configure using the
This works fine for the
svn CLI client, but it breaks down with respect to other tools which use libsvn. I'm assuming that the hand compilation bit does install the corrected libsvn
.so(s), but they are not used by packages like
git-svn which are installed via APT.
So, here's the question: how do I get
git-svn working on Ubuntu with repositories hosted on