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Hivelogic: Preventing SVN Exposure

Capistrano is a popular tool that allows Rails developers to deploy their apps right from their SVN repository. However, the default configuration of most web servers exposes information about your SVN repository. Dan Benjamin shows how to fix it, by either (a) not publishing your SVN metadata along with your deployed app; or (b) configuring your web server not to allow external access to this metadata.

Monday, 1 May 2006