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Re: svn 1.0.5: strange interaction

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-07-27 23:28:39 CEST

On Tue, 2004-07-27 at 16:01, Matthew Rich wrote:

> hmm, now that I think about it the cron job was running svn dump as
> root, which is probably not the best way of doing that, and there was a
> root owned log file in the repository, which may have caused the
> internal server error,

Absolutely, and this is a FAQ. If you access the repository as 'root',
then db files change ownership to root. Then apache tries to access
them, and boom, it can't, and the database isn't shut down cleanly.
Then you need to un-wedge it.

Read this FAQ for more:

http://subversion.tigris.org/project_faq.html#reposperms

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