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Re: Security question for http

From: Dick Davies <rasputnik_at_hellooperator.net>
Date: 2004-07-23 11:37:55 CEST

* santanu.misra@reuters.com <santanu.misra@reuters.com> [0725 17:25]:
> Hello All,
> I am trying to set up Subversion and I am successfully able to do so.
> All 3 protocol file,svn and http is working fine.
> But for http to work I have to do a chmod '666' in the 'db' directory of the repository.
> I am running apache as 'nobody' and 'nogroup'. We are running other process on the server so I would not like to run apache as any other user(like svn)
> Is it possible to do so ? I could not find any information on the same.
> Any help or direction will be great.

Why don't you create a www user and group, run apache as that , and chown the repo you want it to manage?

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Received on Fri Jul 23 11:38:44 2004

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