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RE: Re: webdav configuration setup

From: Stephen Warren <swarren_at_paramanet.com>
Date: 2004-04-08 20:06:08 CEST

> From: Tom Hosiawa [mailto:tomek32@rogers.com]
> > > Now, I just have to make apache process switch use to the
> > > svn user when accessing the repository. But its already using
> > > the its own apache user, group, so is it possible for it to
> > > switch to the svn user? Or should I make group owner of
> > > '/srv/svn' apache?
> >
> > Your life will be simpler if you make apache run as the 'svn' user.
> Wouldn't this affect using apache for anything else other than
> subversion? Either way I see it, I'd have to use mixed permission
> between the subversion repository contents and web server contents
> (whether its apache or svn?

Depending on what else you have accessing the SVN repository, if anything, you can just chown the whole Subversion data tree to apache, and continue running Apache as the apache user, to reduce impact on anything else Apache does.

Stephen Warren, Software Engineer, Parama Networks, San Jose, CA
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Received on Thu Apr 8 20:06:53 2004

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