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From Joe Orton <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Bug: apache/mod_svn intermittently creates transaction dirs with incorrect permissions or ownership such that the transaction breaks.
Date Tue, 20 Sep 2005 13:08:18 GMT
On Tue, Sep 20, 2005 at 12:29:02AM -0400, John Duprey wrote:
> I'm seeing strange behavior with an apache module (Subversion's
> mod_svn).  Subversion commits through mod_svn are intermittently
> failing because files and/or directories are being created with ROOT
> ownership!! or permissions such that the user apache cannot write. 
> This problem happens frequenlty, but _not_always_, so I know it isn't
> an outright configuration problem in apache or subversion.  Apache is
> set to run as user apache.  I've posted this to the subversion mailing
> lists and plan to file a bug.

Are you running any other third-party modules in this httpd 

If you can get the server into a state where newly created directories 
always have the wrong permissinos, you could strace a child process and 
see exactly what it is doing.


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