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Re: DAV



On Thu, Oct 07, 2004 at 09:52:33AM -0500, Rex Dieter wrote:
> Steven Pritchard wrote:
> >On Thu, Oct 07, 2004 at 09:25:26AM -0500, Chris Adams wrote:
> >
> >>Lots of web users use FTP to upload files.  FTP has a chmod command; it
> >>does not have commands to alter SELinux labels (and even if such
> >>commands were added, you aren't liable to get WSFTP and such to change
> >>just to support a few Linux servers).
> >>
> >>Not all users have shell access either.
> >
> >
> >Switch to DAV maybe?
> 
> I have yet to find any usable DAV client/server implementations for 
> linux (though I admit that I haven't looked *that* hard) that support 
> ~user directories.

The *client* doesn't care about ~user directories.  Having a DAV server
which can manipulate files in ~user directories under ownership of said
user requires running the server as root, which is really not something
you want to do.

joe


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