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Re: project vs. repository

From: Les Mikesell <lesmikesell_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2011 10:53:52 -0600

On 1/13/2011 10:37 AM, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> David Weintraub wrote on Thu, Jan 13, 2011 at 11:19:54 -0500:
>> Are you using file:// URLs? You should either be using svnserve or
>> Apache httpd as your Subversion server. Fortunately, you can easily do
>> that without having to do anything with your repository. Even when I
>> have a personal Subversion repository and I'm the only user, I still
>> use svnserve.
>>
>
> I'm curious: why?
>
> Is it because you need authz, or run svnserve as a different user, or
> because you prefer to have a one-stop way to stop everything from
> accessing the repository, ...?

A big reason is so you or someone else can't delete or corrupt the whole
repository (accidentally or otherwise) because all your programs have
direct write access at the filesystem level.

-- 
   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell_at_gmail.com
Received on 2011-01-13 17:54:35 CET

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