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Re: [PATCH] svnserve dropping root privileges

From: Malcolm Rowe <malcolm-svn-dev_at_farside.org.uk>
Date: 2007-01-05 11:04:30 CET

On Fri, Jan 05, 2007 at 10:28:03AM +0100, MichaƂ Ɓukaszek wrote:
> I thought that dropping root privileges by svnserve running as daemon
> might be useful.
> Requesting for comments.
>

You shouldn't run svnserve as root to start with; if you're running it
from an init-script, start it with su or similar so that it runs as the
user you want it to - no need to switch the uid/gid within the svnserve
process.

Regards,
Malcolm

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