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Re: SVN reads passwd file regardless of connection mode (SSH)

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-04-10 01:51:45 CEST

Greg Hudson wrote:
> On Thu, 2004-04-08 at 21:12, James Dunne wrote:
>>SVN reads passwd file no matter what auth mode is used. svn+ssh:// incorrectly
>>checks passwd file since SSH users are already considered authorized. Then,
>>authorized users are denied if the permissions for passwd file are too high.
> The passwd file is used only to get the account name. That's the
> standard way of getting the account name under Unix. A system with a
> non-world-readable passwd file is a misconfigured system.

Greg, he's talking about svnserve's own "users" file here.

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