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Re: [PATCH] svnadmin create --owner --group patch (second attempt)

From: John Peacock <jpeacock_at_rowman.com>
Date: 2003-11-07 20:05:18 CET

Sander Roobol wrote:

> On Mon, Sep 29, 2003 at 03:10:51PM -0400, John Peacock wrote:
>
>>I am working on a newer version (with tests). However, I have discovered
>>that FreeBSD (at least) is much more cranky with group permissions, so I
>>will probably have to add additional checking to see that the group
>>ownership happens as I expected. If you wouldn't mind, please file an
>>issue on this and I will follow up as soon as I get a chance.
>
>
> Sure! Issue #1541 is there for you.
> As a side note, you don't seem to have a tigris.org account. You should get one
> so you can follow up to the issue.

At long last, I have a revised patch which forces the creation of the top level
directory prior to dropping priveleges and creating the repository files. As
soon as I get upgraded to observer status, I'll add the patch to the issue.
Still no tests. :~(

I do wonder whether I need to update configure to probe for mkdir() and chown(),
too. If it counts for anything, Apache seems to assume that those will exist
without testing for it (although it does test whether mkdir() will create a
partial tree).

John

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