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Re: 1.3 feature question

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-08-06 14:59:15 CEST

On Aug 5, 2005, at 2:37 PM, Mark Parker wrote:

>
>
> Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
>
>> * path-based authorization for svnserve (similar to what
>> mod_dav_svn has)
>>
>
>
> Any chance that path-based authorization will be implemented as
> repository-level ACLs, so that authorization won't have to be
> implemented in each separate server?
>

No, that's a ginormous libsvn_fs schema change, probably an svn 2.0
thing. Definitely something we want. Also a tremendous source of
debate about how to design/implement. (It's *very hard* to come up
with a design for ACLs on a versioned filesystem!)

All that our Summer of Code student is doing is factorizing the
mod_authz_svn code into libsvn_repos, so that both mod_auth_svn and
svnserve can share the logic. They'll use the same authz-policy files.

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