SVN repsoitory now live

Anderson Lizardo lizardo at
Fri Jun 25 13:43:52 PDT 2004

On Friday 25 June 2004 15:45, Matthew Burgess wrote:
> Anderson Lizardo <lizardo at> wrote:
> > Ok, ignore this one then. I'm still wondering why (security? need to
> > touch apache?)
> Well, you know all those permission problems?  They get worse the more
> access methods you enable!  Plus the svn:// protocol meets our needs for
> the time being, and means we don't have to change Apache's
> configuration.

Fair enough.

> Who is running the cron jobs? I'd assume it'd be lfswww, right? If so
> then that user just needs to become a member of the svn group and it
> should checkout via file:// fine.  No idea on any performance
> differences between the two.

I would prefer to use the permission-free svn:// protocol on the scripts then. 
It just happens that sometimes we need to run the script 
manually (to make some change live imediately, for example), something that 
all members of the lfswww group should be able to do if necessary.

> Hope this helps,
Thanks for the clarification :)
Anderson Lizardo
lizardo at

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