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Re: svn co file:///repo/etc/shadow and BAD file permissions

From: Bob Proulx <bob_at_proulx.com>
Date: 2005-10-01 21:50:27 CEST

Pablo Armando wrote:
> I put /etc under a repository, but when I checkout the /etc project from the
> repository, I get really bad permissions in the files. /etc/shadow,
> /etc/ssh/priv.key and the like.

In my opinion svn is not the right tool to maintain system files
directly. However people keep trying to use systems like svn and cvs
before it for that purpose. But that is not the job they were
designed to do and so they are not good at it.

> My question is: How can I checkout the /etc project and maintain the correct
> file permissions _after_ checkout?

Without code modifications you can't.

Try looking at the infrastructures site. Try looking at radmind.



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