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Re: FSFS and Security

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-11-30 15:06:15 CET

On Nov 30, 2004, at 7:59 AM, Charles Medcoff wrote:
> I am aware than svnserve supports authentication.
> Is there anyway to provide read/write access protection via the direct
> access (file:///path_to_repos)? Would this be strictly done through
> file
> system security such as NTFS on windows? If so, is this documented
> anywhere?
>

There's no difference between file:/// access and somebody just opening
the database files in their editor and hacking away. So the only
meaningful "security" here is whatever permissions are enforced on the
database files by the OS.

(The same is true with CVS, of course.)

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