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Re: repository permissions - some general security questions

From: Kevin Pilch-Bisson <kevin_at_pilch-bisson.net>
Date: 2002-07-24 16:14:21 CEST

On Wed, Jul 24, 2002 at 04:16:25PM +0200, Michael Wood wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 24, 2002 at 04:02:07PM +0200, Timothee Besset wrote:
> [snip]
> > My problem is with the repository filesystem itself. The README
> > advises to chmod 777 which give +rw to anything on the system. This is
> > clearly a big hole, and blocker in my case. I want to have at least rw
> > restricted to a specific group.
> [snip]
> The user that apache runs as needs write access to the repository. I
> don't think it needs to be world writable.
Well, if you want to use ra_local, then the repository needs to be writable by
any user using the repository.

Kevin Pilch-Bisson                    http://www.pilch-bisson.net
     "Historically speaking, the presences of wheels in Unix
     has never precluded their reinvention." - Larry Wall

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