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Re: a few nits setting up svn...

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-02-12 23:27:46 CET

On Thu, 2004-02-12 at 16:24, Perry E. Metzger wrote:

> 4) As an aside, it would be neat if one could make the ra_svn goo
> operate suid "svn" or something similar, so that the repository
> could be writable only to "svn" and accidents could be avoided.

Why don't you make the whole repository owned by user 'svn', then run
'svnserve' as a daemon, running as user 'svn'? That way, only one
process will ever access the repository, and you don't need to worry
about group perms or umasks or any other permissions accidents. Very
clean and simple.

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