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

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2004-04-10 02:50:19 CEST

I wrote:
> That said, I can see the utility in having a repository accessed via
> both regular svn:// and by svn+ssh://, and with the password file
> unreadable by the svn+ssh users. So I'll make a patch which catches
> EPERM errors from the svn_config_read() of the password file and
> treats them as if no password file was specified.

I have to take this back. Whoever wrote svn_config__parse_file()
decided to include code which actively sabotages any effort to
programmatically interpret the error code, and fixing this is beyond
my effort threshold. Sorry to overpromise.

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