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Re: Post commit hook on linux.

From: Tommy Nordgren <tommy.nordgren_at_chello.se>
Date: 2006-02-08 16:01:21 CET

Are your commit hook using the sudo command?
This will set the owner ow files created to root.
Also some tool you call might have a owner of root, and have the
setuid flag set.

On Feb 8, 2006, at 3:15 PM, Bill Williams wrote:

> I realize this is probably more a linux thing than subversion, but
> I'm baffled.
>
> I am running svnserve as a daemon on a linux computer. It is
> running as user "svn". I accomplished this by making svn the owner
> of svnserve and then doing a "chmod a+s svnserve" so when its
> executed, svn is who is doing it.
>
> Anyway, I have a post-commit hook which is suppose to update a
> special workspace whenever someone commits something. This works;
> however, the files that are updated have "root" as the owner
> instead of "svn". Since svn is the user executing the process (I
> verified this with a ps command), I would assume svn would be
> executing the post-commit hook and therefore, any commands within
> the hook. I want svn to be the owner of these files. Does anyone
> have any ideas?
>
> Thanks
>
>
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