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Re: ACLs in Subversion (was: Re: Authz)

From: Glenn A. Thompson <gthompson_at_cdr.net>
Date: 2002-05-24 05:15:02 CEST

> Right.
>
> ACLs are a complete and total bitch when you have a versioning repository
> with copy-by-reference.
>
> * use ACLs that are path-based?
> - pro: works great for "going back in time" to protect content
> - con: fails once you make a copy
>
> * use ACLs that are attached to an item?
> - pro: survives copies
> - con: back up one revision to avoid the ACL
>
> At some point, we'll need to find a solution. But for now, I'm going to keep
> my head from exploding and ignore the problem.
>

Well can't we make it explode just a little bit? :-)

I don't see how backing up avoids the ACL in any significant way? But this is
tough to get the ol brain around.

gat

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