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

From: Goddard Lee <lee.goddard_at_easa.eu.int>
Date: 2005-09-28 08:29:15 CEST

> From: Branko Cibej [mailto:brane@xbc.nu]
> Goddard Lee wrote:
> >
> > [svn] 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.

Does this mean there is no way to operate the SVN::Client from a
webserver which is started as root, though running as nobody:-1 ? That's
when the error is a problem. Why should subversion be looking in these
files (baring in mind the context)?


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