A quick note to self: I wanted to find out what Subversion version was run on R-forge, which I access via SSH. This is how to do it:
$ ssh email@example.com svnserve --version svnserve, version 1.6.17 (r1128011) compiled Nov 20 2011, 01:10:33 Copyright (C) 2000-2009 CollabNet. Subversion is open source software, see http://subversion.apache.org/ This product includes software developed by CollabNet (http://www.Collab.Net/). The following repository back-end (FS) modules are available: * fs_base : Module for working with a Berkeley DB repository. * fs_fs : Module for working with a plain file (FSFS) repository. Cyrus SASL authentication is available.