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Re: svnserve privilege changing/dropping command line options patch

From: Marcus Rueckert <darix_at_web.de>
Date: 2005-04-26 13:40:12 CEST

On 2005-04-26 08:52:31 +0200, Tom Rune Flo wrote:
> One reason would be if you want to start svnserve automatically during
> boot time, as you probably do with most of your other daemonized servers.
>
> You could of course write some sort of wrapper for this, but to me it
> makes a lot more sense for svnserve to be able to set uid/gid by itself.

just some examples:
# suse
$ startproc -u svn -g svn -e /usr/bin/svnserve -d -r /srv/svn/repositories

# debian
$ start-stop-daemon --start --chuid svn --group svn --exec /usr/bin/svnserve -- -d -r /srv/svn/repositories

# general
sudo -u svn "/usr/bin/svnserve -d -r /srv/svn/repositories"

i think this are enough solutions which all work.

darix

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