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From Olaf van der Spek>
Subject Re: Adopting unversioned directory on svn up
Date Tue, 22 Nov 2016 09:19:06 GMT
On Tue, Nov 22, 2016 at 10:11 AM, Stefan Sperling <> wrote:
> This side-steps your actual question but are you sure you want to
> version files in your /etc directory with Subversion?

No ;)

> Subversion does not version file permissions. You may end up with
> sensitive files being readable by users other than root (e.g. files
> such as SSH private host keys).

I'm only versioning 'public' / safe files. And SSH private keys aren't
in /etc AFAIK, they're in home dirs.
But perhaps there's a better way to manage /etc.

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