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RE: WebDAV permissions file...

From: Benjamen R. Meyer <bm_witness_at_yahoo.com>
Date: 2004-10-29 04:46:17 CEST

Thanks for the clarity. This should be noted in the documentation, I think.
It would really make my life simpler (in the long run) to have the groups
within groups, so hopefully it'll make it into a release in the near future.
Until then, I'll just have to work my way around it.

Thanks!

BRM

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Travis P [mailto:svn@castle.fastmail.fm]
> Sent: Thursday, October 28, 2004 10:08 PM
> To: James FitzGibbon
> Cc: 'BRM'; 'SubVersion Users'
> Subject: Re: WebDAV permissions file...
>
>
>
> On Oct 28, 2004, at 5:03 PM, James FitzGibbon wrote:
>
> > As for doing it in SVN, the code of mod_authz_svn as of v1.1.1 doesn't
> > seem
> > to handle that.
> > The code to check the ACL grabs a name from the list of allowed users,
> > checks if the first
> > char is '@', and if so calls another function that just does a strcmp
> > of the
> > current user
> > against all users in the group list. There is no logic to check if a
> > member
> > of the group
> > list starts with a '@'.
>
> I believe that someone has developed code to allow inclusion of
> groups within groups. However, perhaps it hasn't been committed
> to trunk or a release yet. Maybe it lives on a patch attached to an
> issue?
>
> -Travis
>
>
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