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Re: Should svnserve set umask to 002?

From: <nas_at_mems-exchange.org>
Date: 2003-01-23 20:55:39 CET

On Thu, Jan 23, 2003 at 02:52:18PM -0500, Greg Hudson wrote:
 Setting the umask to 002 would be a security hole. Consider this use
 case: I naively set up a repository for my own use, on a system where
 all users are in the same primary group.

True.

 The right answer is: after repository creation, when a log file is
 created by the FS layer, it should be chmodded to the same permissions
 as the database.

Does that introduce a race condition?

  Neil

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