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Re: How much libsvn_repos wrap around the libsvn_fs

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2003-01-03 20:37:55 CET

Seth W. Klein wrote:

>Branko ÄŒibej <brane@xbc.nu> wrote:
>
>
>>Michael Wood wrote:
>>
>>
>>>On Fri, Jan 03, 2003 at 12:37:07PM +0530, Nitin Shukla wrote:
>>>[snip]
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>>this would require an ACL system inherent to libsvn_fs. Probably, I
>>>>am asking too much and trying to figure out something impossible.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>Indeed :) Concentrate on ra_dav and ra_svn instead and ignore ra_local
>>>as far as ACLs are concerned.
>>>
>>>
>>Just a note here -- any ACL system we implement within Subversion will
>>have to be inherent to libsvn_fs in any case, so that all RA methods can
>>use it. Sure, it'll be more or less advisory for ra_local.
>>
>>
>
>Does this remain true even if the svn binary is suid svn and the
>repository is writeable only by that user?
>
>

Of course. If you do that, getuid() will always return "svn", and how
else will you authenticate a local user?

-- 
Brane Čibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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