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Re: a few nits setting up svn...

From: Perry E. Metzger <perry_at_piermont.com>
Date: 2004-02-13 22:08:50 CET

"Perry E. Metzger" <perry@piermont.com> writes:
> Having finally found out enough about how svnserve works from looking
> at the code and getting mail from people in private, it turned out to
> be pretty trivial.
> I created an svn group, made svnserve setgid "svn", and made the
> repository db and locks directories and files writable by group
> "svn". (It is nowhere documented what portions of the repository need
> to be writable -- that's unfortunate.)
> Anyway, all the existing code appears to more or less do the right
> thing already if I make svnserve setgid.

Actually, this seems to be not entirely the case -- I'm having trouble
with post-commit scripts. In particular, my commit mail script is not
running sgid svn.

Anyone have an idea why this might be? I can't see an obvious reason
this is happening, but I don't really understand how the scripts get


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