[CentOS] SVN hell!

Clint Dilks clintd at scms.waikato.ac.nz
Sun Oct 11 23:44:22 UTC 2009


Guy Boisvert wrote:
> Ian Wilson wrote:
>   
>> Hi Guy;
>>
>>
>> On Sun, Oct 11, 2009 at 5:41 PM, Guy Boisvert <boisvert.guy at videotron.ca> wrote:
>>     
>>> What i find very strange is this:
>>> =================================
>>> [root at svn mnt]# ll /var/www/svn/applitv/format
>>> -r--r--r-- 1 apache apache 2 Oct 11 11:40 /var/www/svn/applitv/format
>>>       
>> Do you have SELinux enabled?
>>
>> Also, what are the permissions on the underlying directory
>> (/var/www/svn/applitv)
>>
>> Also, I would recommend updating the version of your subversion and
>> mod_dav_svn that's currently installed;  there was a security
>> vulnerability that could result in some nastyness (details at:
>> http://freshmeat.net/articles/red-hat-updated-subversion-packages-fix-multiple-security-issues
>> )
>>
>> Ian
>>
>>     
>
>
> [root at svn ~]# cat /selinux/enforce
> 0
> [root at svn ~]#
>
> So it's permissive mode (0).  I checked that before posting!  Thanks for 
> your hint anyway.
>
> As for updating subversion and mod_dav_svn, i have the latest versions 
> from CentOS repositories and this server is only for internal use so i 
> don't think i'll do it for now.  Thanks again for the hint.
>
>
> Guy Boisvert, ing.
> IngTegration inc.
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>   
Hi,

There have still situations where permissive mode is not the same as 
disabled.  I suggest that you try disabling to see if the the behavior 
is different.


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