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Re: [LINUX] How to launch svnserve process with another user than 'root' ?

From: Jim Weir <javawaba_at_hotmail.com>
Date: 2006-08-30 20:23:09 CEST

>From: "Tuncer Ayaz" <tuncer.ayaz@gmail.com>
>To: "Anthony Muller" <Anthony.Mueller@hyperoffice.fr>
>CC: users@subversion.tigris.org
>Subject: Re: [LINUX] How to launch svnserve process with another user than
>'root' ?
>Date: Wed, 30 Aug 2006 15:19:54 +0000
>On 8/30/06, Anthony Muller <Anthony.Mueller@hyperoffice.fr> wrote:
>>I don't know anything about Linux ... But I need to launch svnserve
>>process (using xinetd deamon) with another user than 'root'.
>>What must I change to do that?
>sample config which runs svnserve as user 'svn'
>service svn
> socket_type = stream
> protocol = tcp
> user = svn
> wait = no
> disable = no
> server = /usr/bin/svnserve
> server_args = -i -r /srv/svn
> port = 3690
>>Moreover, is it possible to change the place where Subversion's files
>>are installing using RPM distribution? My customer asks me to provide a
>>RPM (or something else) that will install Subversion's files according
>>their wishes... Is that possible?
>yes it is possible, but someone with knowledge about Subversion's
>RPM specfiles might be able to help better than me.
>I suggest reading RPM tutorials/HowTos first.
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If I want svn to start at boot up as the user "svn" I need to create the svn
file as above and place it in place it in /etc/xinet.d/svn directory, is
that right?


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