Re: herding 1.1 issues into the corral
* Ben Collins-Sussman <email@example.com> [2004-07-06 15:47]:
> Of course we know the fix. mod_authz_svn reads the entire authz INI
> file into memory for every request. All we need to do is
> 1. write a function in mod_authz_svn.c which verifies whether a user
> has read access to an entire tree. That's just a matter of looping over
> all paths in the authz file which prefix-match the tree.
> 2. invoke this function on the source path of any COPY request.
> Pretty easy stuff. Personally, I think we should do it. COPY requests
> (svn cp URL1 URL2) are relatively rare, and we can document the fact
> that mod_authz_svn places a bit of a damper on O(1) copies.
Hey, that sounds like something even I could do :) Anyone mind if I
give it a shot tonight and post again tomorrow if it looks like it's
going to be beyond me?
Michael W. Thelen
If you don't know where you are going, you will probably end up somewhere
else. -- Laurence J. Peter
Received on Tue Jul 6 23:54:07 2004
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