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Re: ra_svn permissions

From: Philip Martin <philip_at_codematters.co.uk>
Date: 2003-02-26 18:48:54 CET

Greg Hudson <ghudson@MIT.EDU> writes:

> It would be more social of us if we could remove the umask requirement.
> Unfortunately, that means hacking (or discarding) Berkeley DB. BDB
> needs to chmod logfiles after creating them to match the permissions of
> the database.

If BDB can be modified in some reasonable way we should submit a patch
to Sleepycat Software. Then we wait for the next release and the
problem is solved :)

> As long as the parent directory is g+s, everything should
> work out.

I don't understand. The directory sticky bit controls who can delete
a directory entry, with +s only the entry owner can delete it (and it
only works on some systems). How does that help?

Philip Martin
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Received on Wed Feb 26 18:49:44 2003

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