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Re: database permissions

From: Mike Mason <mgm_at_thoughtworks.net>
Date: 2004-03-09 18:51:55 CET

Dirk van Deun wrote:

>I'd like to do access control on a svn repository by simple unix group
>permissions. I can chown and chmod the files in .../db/... but I
>notice that extra files get created when the repository is used (named
>log.0000000002, log.0000000003,...). Those do not get the ownership
>and permissions of the rest of the files. Is this fixable ?
>I could ask the users to set their umask, and newgrp to the ad hoc
>project group before using svn; and this is fine for developing on the
>server itself, but it is impractical with svn+ssh-access.

Use a wrapper that sets umask and does anything else required. There's
some discussion of this here:


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