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Re: svn makes server security holes?

From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca>
Date: 2006-05-04 03:24:11 CEST

On 5/3/2006 7:57 PM, Peter Michaux wrote:
> Hi,
> I asked my webhosting company if I could use svn on my shared account
> (Red Hat, I believe). They said no because svn makes security holes
> that they do not want on shared servers. Is this true?

There are a lot of different ways to use svn, some of which might open
up your account to abuse. Using it yourself, with the svn+ssh protocol
for access, is no riskier than using ssh. So you need to be more
specific about what you asked to do before anyone could answer.

Duncan Murdoch

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