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Re: Access right question

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-06-20 17:04:18 CEST

"Sander Striker" <striker@apache.org> writes:

> > While this seems to work well in most cases, I noticed that Berkeley DB
> > adds log information even in case of a "checkout"! (I can't see any
> > reason why this is so).
> Because a checkout causes a _write_.

This has become a FAQ as well. I should write it up.

Everybody listen: checkouts and updates are produced by having the
server compare two trees. One tree is the HEAD revision (usually),
and the other is a temporary transaction-tree -- thus the need for
write access.

> > How do other people handle the access rights when using "ra_local"?
> Use a simple wrapper:
> #!/bin/sh
> umask 002
> /path/to/real/svn "$@"

And this is described in the book as well:


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