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Re: Running svnserve as suid svn

From: Lars Gullik Bjønnes <larsbj_at_gullik.net>
Date: 2005-11-11 09:18:02 CET

larsbj@gullik.net (Lars Gullik Bjønnes) writes:

| For several reasons we are required to use svn+ssh:// to access our
| svn repo, at the same time we then dislike that we must have a common
| group for all the svn users, and that the users then can muck around
| in the repo itself and create (unintentinal) havoc.
| It seems ut us that a (temporal, until svnserve support SASL/SSL)
| solution might be to make the svnserve binary suid svn.
| Is this something anyone has tried? Will it work as expected, or will
| it burn down the house?

Does nobody have any idea if this will work or not?

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Received on Fri Nov 11 09:24:47 2005

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