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Re: RFC: Subversion security model in need of update

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Mar 2009 13:56:42 -0400

On Thu, Mar 12, 2009 at 1:39 PM, C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net> wrote:
> Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
>> This is the *best* explanation I've ever seen of the problem.  Mucho
>> applause!  So much easier to understand.  I agree with everything you
>> said.
>> I don't have any brilliant ideas about the 2 showstoppers right now,
>> but it's great to have it all laid out like this.
> I've filed issue #3380 for tracking the necessary overhaul, and will toss an
> item into tasks.html for this.

Changing the security model seems relatively straight forward and I
imagine the only real barrier to just doing it is that the current WC
leaks too much information in the entries file. So what exactly is
the RFC about? Ideas about how to make the WC less leaky? Whether
the current leakage is OK? or something else?

Mark Phippard
Received on 2009-03-12 18:57:04 CET

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