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Re: Bug? FSFS revision control

From: Toby Johnson <toby_at_etjohnson.us>
Date: 2005-01-26 22:13:38 CET

Dassi, Nasser wrote:

> Potential risk:
> Whomever has access to the repository's directory (not via interfaces,
> but directly at file-system level) can easily modify and alter and
> possibly wipe clean the actual revision history.
>
Whoever has write access to the repository's directory can do a whole
lot more damage than modifying the revision number. That's why proper
filesystem security should be applied.

No attempt was made (or desired) to obfuscate the storage format in
FSFS; in fact, many old CVS hackers like being able to read the backend
storage.

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