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Re: user management with no root access

From: Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel_at_comcast.net>
Date: 2006-05-03 18:56:55 CEST

Kent Borg wrote:
> On Wed, May 03, 2006 at 03:17:31PM +0200, John Biddiscombe wrote:
>> Is there some way that the admins can allow me to create
>> projects/repositories/users and change access rights etc without me
>> being a root user and without allowing me to break the entire system
>> (I am not an admin and am quite likely to break stuff initially
>> until I have learned the ropes).
> I suggest you don't experiment on a real server that is serving real
> stuff. Install subversion on a separate box that no one else is
> depending on, do your "break stuff initially"-learning there. Once
> you learn the ropes you will be in a position to make concise requests
> of your local admins, for exactly what you need--I bet they will be
> more patient at that point.

Or run it in a separate directory, to avoid conflicts.

I rather like the svnperms.conf/svnperms.py in a pre-commit hook to control
read, add, and update access to directories or files..

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