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Re: project vs. repository

From: Les Mikesell <lesmikesell_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2011 10:53:52 -0600

On 1/13/2011 10:37 AM, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> David Weintraub wrote on Thu, Jan 13, 2011 at 11:19:54 -0500:
>> Are you using file:// URLs? You should either be using svnserve or
>> Apache httpd as your Subversion server. Fortunately, you can easily do
>> that without having to do anything with your repository. Even when I
>> have a personal Subversion repository and I'm the only user, I still
>> use svnserve.
> I'm curious: why?
> Is it because you need authz, or run svnserve as a different user, or
> because you prefer to have a one-stop way to stop everything from
> accessing the repository, ...?

A big reason is so you or someone else can't delete or corrupt the whole
repository (accidentally or otherwise) because all your programs have
direct write access at the filesystem level.

   Les Mikesell
Received on 2011-01-13 17:54:35 CET

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