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Re: db file permissions required for Apache access

From: Scott Lewis <slewis_at_egrantsho.cayuse.com>
Date: 2005-01-05 00:00:51 CET

Greetings SVNers,

I ran into this same issue and would like to add my voice to those

a) better control/appropriate handling of create file permissions with
svn/svn apache mod (preferred)
b) additional documentation for this issue...in FAQ and other docs



Glenn Burkhardt wrote:

>On Tuesday 23 November 2004 12:02 pm, you wrote:
>>Hello Glenn,
>>Were you able to get any help on this or reach a conclusion? I'm running
>>into the same issue, and was googling for answers.
>>Paul Novorolsky
>I gave up and made the repository owned by the 'apache' user.
>I think one has two choices:
>1. Make the db files group writable, and give the user 'apache' group access
>to the db files, and change the umask value for the httpd process to have
>group write enabled. The last item can be done in the init script that
>starts Apache.
>2. Make the db files owned by the apache user. This avoids making changes to
>the Apache system.
>Oddly, my post to the user's mailing list doesn't appear in the archive
>accessible from subversion.tigris.org. But I found it here:
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