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Re: a few nits setting up svn...

From: Dave Rolsky <autarch_at_urth.org>
Date: 2004-02-13 19:13:18 CET

On Fri, 13 Feb 2004, Perry E. Metzger wrote:

> Brian Mathis <bmathis@directedge.com> writes:
> > I was thinking the same. IMO, directly accessing the files via file:
> > method and svn+ssh: is a really bad idea unless there's only 1 person
> > using it (ie, personal projects). The Unix permission scheme just
> > isn't cut out for robust multi-user sharing like what needs to be done
> > with svn.
> Unfortunately, svnserve is not an appropriate program for me to be
> advising people to put on an unprotected server. The svn+ssh method
> seems to be perfectly fine, provided that some small changes (and we
> are talking only 20 or 30 lines) are made so the tools can be run
> setuid "svn" or some such.

Couldn't you write a wrapper around svn for this purpose?


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