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Re: svnserve privilege changing/dropping command line options patch

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2005-04-26 08:39:53 CEST

On Tue, 2005-04-26 at 00:37, Tom Rune Flo wrote:
> The following patch will add two command line options to svnserve,
> allowing users who run svnserve as a stand alone daemon to drop
> privileges to a user specified uid and gid. (-u uid -g gid)

Why not just run svnserve as the desired uid and gid? It doesn't use a
privileged port.

(Our HACKING file details our coding and patch submission standards, but
that's secondary to whether we want the feature at all.)

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