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Re: empty pre-commit hook fails with svn+ssh with some accounts

From: Daniel Neuberger <daniel.neuberger_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Jul 2011 19:00:00 -0400

On Thu, Jul 21, 2011 at 2:13 PM, Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Don't give the shared "svn" user a valid shell!!!! If an administrator
> needs to run operations as that user, to manipulate config files or
> create new repositories, they can do "sudo -s -H -u svn" to get a
> valid shell as the administrative user. Sudo can even be configured to
> allow designated users such administrative access without requing
> local root privileges at all.

Hmm, why didn't I think of that? It doesn't seem to work though.
Setting the shell to /bin/nologin or even just fakeshell breaks
everything. Is there another way to give an invalid shell?
Received on 2011-07-22 01:00:35 CEST

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