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Re: Questions

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Mon, 13 Jun 2011 18:00:58 +0300

Ryan Schmidt wrote on Mon, Jun 13, 2011 at 04:06:21 -0500:
> On Jun 13, 2011, at 03:55, Richard Cavell wrote:
> > 2. Someone suggested creating a repository by installing DropBox on every computer and doing:
> >
> > svnadmin create ~/DropBox
> >
> > Does this seem like a workable idea (for those of us who do not know how to set up an svnserver or apache httpd)?
>
> I would suggest you not do that.

This amounts to rsync'ing $REPOS_DIR, which we don't support (and in
fact may cause the duplicated copy to be corrupt).

> That would allow any user to do anything to your repository (bypassing any security restrictions or hooks you may want to use) -- even delete the entire repository with one or two keystrokes (intentionally or accidentally). Set up svnserve or httpd instead. The book explains how.
>
> http://svnbook.org/
Received on 2011-06-13 17:02:52 CEST

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