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Re: .svn/auth/* permissions

From: <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2002-09-09 14:15:07 CEST

Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@collab.net> writes:

> 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.

It's tweakable in .subversion/config right now. Only the command-line
switch is a pending patch.

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