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Re: Perl Bindings: checking for config...?

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2005-09-27 15:39:09 CEST

Goddard Lee wrote:

>Having, out of curiosity, done the unthinkable to /root/.subversion/ :
>
>drwxrwxr-x 3 nobody dev 4096 Aug 4 08:13 .
>drwxr-x--- 24 root root 4096 Sep 27 09:41 ..
>drwxrwxr-x 5 nobody dev 4096 Jul 21 08:45 auth
>-rwxrwxr-x 1 nobody dev 5024 Aug 3 14:01 config
>-rwxrwxr-x 1 nobody dev 4277 Jul 21 08:45 README.txt
>-rwxrwxr-x 1 nobody dev 3270 Jul 21 08:45 servers
>
>The error persists.
>
Well obviously, your /root is not readable by 'nobody', right?

> Can't upon the /root/.subversion/servers file.
>Why is SVN even looking in /root, if it's run with sudo -u nobody?
>
>
Sudo only changes the effective UID, not rhe real UID that's used for
finding the home directory, and you're logged in as root.

-- Brane

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