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Re: Patch to subversion documenation

From: <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-02-13 16:16:23 CET

"Eric M. Hopper" <hopper@omnifarious.org> writes:

> This is designed to document how to set up read restrictions on portions
> of the repository. It also documents what some of the problems and
> caveats currently are. I'm not a documentation writer, so this could
> perhaps be improved greatly. But, such a section in the documentation
> would've saved me 4-5 hours of time spent fiddling around trying to
> figure things out.

[...]

> + <para>If you need to limit access to a portion of the repository,
> + additional <literal>&lt;Location&gt;</literal>, or
> + <literal>&lt;LocationMatch&gt;</literal> blocks can be used
> + for subdirectories in your repository. You should not include

[...]

Eric, thanks for the well-composed patch. Unfortunately, we cannot
include the information you provided in the book. The <LocationMatch>
information you discussed is an implementation detail that is
intentionally undocumented -- it can change at any time. So we don't
want to encourage usage patterns based on that behavior.

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Received on Thu Feb 13 16:17:57 2003

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