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Re: WC permissions

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2003-12-10 00:29:34 CET

Ryan Hunt wrote:

> On Dec 9, 2003, at 12:15 PM, y2w2de9j001@sneakemail.com wrote:
>> What are the fundamental problems with allowing more than two people
>> from working within the same WC, other than that svn is chmod'ing
>> files that it might not need to, then failing with EPERM?
>> Thanks,
>> Scott
> I would like to know this too as it is becoming more and more
> essential that all users of my repository use the same WC. My full WC
> is currently 200GB and scheduled to be 5TB within 6-9 months. This
> will be impossible to maintain more than a couple of WCs.
> Is this going to be allowed in future versions, or does anyone have a
> work around?

The only way I know to do this on Unix (if your filesystem doesn't have
inheritable ACLs) is to put all your users into the same group (doesn't
have to be the primary group), use umask 002 and set the sticky-group
bit on the directories in the subversion WC.

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