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RE: Path based authorization

From: Jon Foster <Jon.Foster_at_cabot.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 26 Oct 2010 11:27:24 +0100

Hi,
 
Robert Johnson wrote:
> I'm not sure this is a bug or the documentation is wrong,
> or I'm misunderstanding the concept.
>
> In the SVN doc:
> > Section 6.5 Path-Based Authorization
> > [paint:/projects/paint]
> > jane = r
> > @paint-developers = rw
> >
> > Another important fact is that the first matching rule
> > is the one which gets applied to a user. In the prior
> > example, even though Jane is a member of the paint-developers
> > group (which has read/write access), the jane = r rule
> > will be discovered and matched before the group rule,
> > thus denying Jane write access.

Older versions of the SVN book were wrong. The latest version has
corrected this. See:
http://svnbook.red-bean.com/nightly/en/svn.serverconfig.pathbasedauthz.h
tml

Kind regards,

Jon

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