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Re: Any other authorization method except svnserve or apache?

From: Kevin Williams <kevin_at_bantamtech.com>
Date: 2004-12-27 19:32:53 CET

Yes, you're right. Sorry. I haven't used svn+ssh:// in a while. :-/

Jack O'Quin wrote:
>>Ulrich Eckhardt wrote:
>>>A third (and last) option is using SVN over SSH, using the system's
>>>users to authenticate. However, this method is even more simple than
>>>svnserve, as it doesn't even allow read-only access.
> Kevin Williams <kevin@bantamtech.com> writes:
>>I don't believe that's true. The repository is under the same
>>permissions rules as any other file on the system. If the repository
>>permissions are -rwxr-x--- and the user is in the "svn" group, the
>>user would have read-only permission. If the user is not in the group
>>they would have no permissions.
> I understood the docs to say that even read-only access to the
> repository requires that the server have R/W access to all its files.
> http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.0/ch06s05.html
> But, even if the svnserve daemon has R/W access all the time, can't it
> still grant individual users R/O access via its built-in authorization
> mechanism?

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