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Re: svnserve.conf: anon-access = none (instead of read)

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_mit.edu>
Date: 2006-11-09 21:47:32 CET

On 11/9/06, Olaf van der Spek <OvdSpek@liacs.nl> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> > Could this be done in a backwards-compatible way? Presumably there
> > are sites which host many repositories under a single svnserve and
> > have scripts which "svnadmin create" and expect the defaults to be
> > what they are now...
>
> I don't think you can run a useful svnserve without a custom
> svnserve.conf. By default, password-db and authz-db are not enabled.

I'd disagree; an unconfigured svnserve is a great and simple way to
share a read-only view on a repository to the world. This is perhaps
more useful for open-source, personal, and academic projects than
business ones, but these are important as well.

--dave

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David Glasser | glasser_at_mit.edu | http://www.davidglasser.net/
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