On Wed, Oct 18, 2000 at 01:29:55AM -0700, Brian Behlendorf wrote:
> On Tue, 17 Oct 2000, Greg Stein wrote:
> > Oh. Stream of consciousness. It would be possible for us to formalize a
> > collection on the server which has resources corresponding to each user. On
> > those resources, we could attach properties.
> I tend to think the user db functionality should stay as modular as
> possible; this is one of the great wins of Apache, in that we can leave
> all the per-user details (authentication and authorization) up to the
> Apache process and not have to worry about it ourselves. E.g., use
> <Directory> or <Location> or even <Files> (and the corresponding
> *Match) to determine where people have commit privs and the like. Then
> people could use something like Comanche to configure perms graphically if
> they need to.
I'm simply proposing another db for users which is tightly integrated with
SVN. It certainly would not preclude the use of any other auth mechanism.
"just another choice"
As I thought about it more tonite, it seemed to make some great sense.
Then again... it will be quite late on the list of things that I'll look at.
I've got some connectivity to deal with first :-)
Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:11 2006