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Re: svn automatically temporary accept for SSL key?

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2007b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2007-07-18 22:19:30 CEST

On Jul 18, 2007, at 13:38, Jason Winnebeck wrote:

>>> The purpose would be to access repository at:
>>> https://localhost/somerepo/
>>> but the server is a self-signed SSL certificate, hence the prompt.
>>> No, I would not recommend automatic for remote repository either.
>> In that case (repo on localhost), I would just use file:// instead of
>> https://
> Well, for some people file:// may not be a good option. On our server,
> SVN is readable only by Apache, so "normal users" cannot access the
> repo
> by file:// -- not that we would want them to, because want control
> over
> where the repos are and on what partitions, etc. Although,
> depending on
> security and functional requirements you could make the repo
> world-readable, or make it read-write to a certain group, and put your
> user running the cron job in that group, if modifications are needed.

I agree, use the file:/// protocol. If the repo is only readable as
the apache user, which is a good idea, then run the script as the
apache user too.

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