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Re: [PATCH] svnserve dropping root privileges

From: Michał Łukaszek <mlukaszek_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-01-05 11:20:52 CET

On 1/5/07, Malcolm Rowe <malcolm-svn-dev@farside.org.uk> wrote:

> 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.

This of course is true, but nevertheless - patch adds a functionality
that is not breaking anything, and could be useful for someone.

Michał Łukaszek
Received on Fri Jan 5 11:21:00 2007

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