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RE: mod_authz_svn bug(?) & question

From: Sander Striker <striker_at_apache.org>
Date: 2003-06-24 10:39:48 CEST

> From: Chris Hecker [mailto:checker@d6.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, June 24, 2003 10:32 AM

> Two mod_authz_svn questions:
> 1. I have a very simple authz file:
> [/]
> test=r
> and the snv httpd.conf section below, and "test" and "checker" in the
> .htpasswd file. If I point a browser at the repository and log in as test
> it brings up the webpage. If I log in as checker, a valid user but not
> listed in the authz file, httpd's working set grows to 250MB or so (on a
> 128mb physical ram machine) and it dies.

Hmmm. I'll try and reproduce this.
> 2. How does the authz stuff interact with using SVNParentPath?

Currently, it doesn't.

> I want to use SVNParentPath and have the repositories under that, and use
> authz to do fine-grained permissions on them. In testing this I discovered
> the above [potential] bug, so I didn't get far. Can I do this? So, if I have
> repositories/a and repositories/b, and point SVNParentPath at
> repositories/, will the authz file do the right thing on [/], [/a], and
> [/b] sections, etc.?

This is all TBD.


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