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Re: need help setting up svn+ssh://

From: mark benedetto king <mbk_at_lowlatency.com>
Date: 2003-08-22 14:55:49 CEST

On Thu, Aug 21, 2003 at 11:34:36PM -0700, junkio@cox.net wrote:
> If so maybe calling umask(2) directly at the beginning of
> svnserve binary, instead of shipping a wrapper, would be
> cleaner. Better yet, do it with a command line switch perhaps,
> so that situations that need it (e.g. svn+ssh) can turn it on?

Since the umask change is, essentially, to share files beyond what
most users' normal umasks are, this is essentially a silent
degradation of security; not something that should be taken lightly.

An explicit approach would be to add an option, "--shared-repository",
or something, but I think that that's roughly the same as adding
a wrapper, anyway.


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