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RE: SVN+SSH access not advisable

From: Marko Käning <mk362_at_mch.osram.de>
Date: Mon, 28 Jul 2008 11:07:09 +0200 (CEST)

> It is not forbidden, but: Theoretically every user has the
> file-access-rights to destroy the entire repository (or alter history,
> circumvent hooks) Worst case: You lose your repository if a user (or
> virus) misbehaves (Probably even worse: Someone changes subversion
> history without leaving a trace)
OK, but assuming one works together and one doesn't want to destroy common
work this danger is quite small! :)

> The recommended setups use 'separation of rights' to provide only repository
> access to the repository.
> Worst case: All files in the repository are deleted, but all history is
> preserved (And a few 'svn cp' commands restore everything, preserving
> history)
Well, right. That's of course the safest scenario.

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