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Re: .svn/auth/* permissions

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2002-09-09 14:02:41 CEST

Sarah <sarah@b0rked.dhs.org> writes:

> Hm. I don't know that this bothers anyone else, but the permissions on
> .svn/auth/username and .svn/auth/password are set to world-readable by
> default. I've attached a small patch to change this behavior to setting
> those files to be only user-readable. I saw no issues, given that
> 'open_adm_file' is only used within libsvn_wc/adm_files.c.

But .svn/auth/ is readable only by the user, so they should be safe.

Actually, we have a pending patch that optionally turns off
authentication caching altogether. This should be something tweakable
in ~/.subversion/config at some point.

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