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Re: Re[2]: Want to set up SVN for a web app

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2009a_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Thu, 2 Apr 2009 22:01:28 -0500

On Apr 2, 2009, at 11:09, Andrey Repin wrote:

> Make sure you have .svn and CVS directories masked out of direct
> access.
> for Apache, it is done by specifying
>
> RewriteEngine On
> RewriteRule "(.+/)?(\.svn|CVS)/" "/" [F,L]
>
> In either .htaccess file or VirtualHost configuration.

Yes, this is a good idea. For comparison, I do it this way, for Apache:

        RedirectMatch 404 .*/\.svn(/|$)

Doesn't need mod_rewrite.

Enhance for CVS directories if needed.

I prefer to make them return 404 Not Found instead of 403 Forbidden.
No need to give the world any indication that there's a working copy
at all.

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