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Re: FAQ update suggestion for ssh-svnserve-location

From: John Peacock <jpeacock_at_rowman.com>
Date: 2005-09-21 15:41:08 CEST

Michael Wardle wrote:
> The suggested fix is to create a separate key for svnserve access for
> each user.

This is also the recommended method for another reason: it vastly
decreases the possibility of messed up rights on the repository, since
all users will be accessing the repository from a single account.
svn+ssh:// access is simply a remote form of file:// access, both of
which require the repository files to be owned (or group owned) by
everyone who needs access. By using a single service account, with
separate keys for each user, to access the repository files, you
eliminate this complication.

John

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