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Re: mod_mime passthrough for svn repository resources

From: Michael W Thelen <thelenm_at_cs.utah.edu>
Date: 2004-09-14 06:54:13 CEST

dorian taylor <dorian@foobarsystems.com> [2004-08-12 17:30:17]:
> with my particular application of subversion, i find it advantageous
> to have the mime types of the resources divined by apache, should
> they not be explicitly set by svn:mime-type. however, mod_mime
> returns DECLINED unless there is an r->filename present. the technique
> i used was to first modify mod_dav_svn's repos.c, then create a
> mod_perl header parser handler to supplant the bogus filename. the
> filename can be anything, as long as it ends with the name of the
> resource, as mod_mime does on actual operations on any files, but
> simply parses the extensions out of the name. now, there are security
> implications of passing in a path that stands the chance of actually
> existing elsewhere on the filesystem, so i took the original value
> (at this stage, the value of the <Location> block from which the
> dav module was invoked) and concatenated it to r->uri with a !, as
> i've seen occur elsewhere in svn code.

Thanks for the patch, I've filed it as issue #2049:

Michael W Thelen
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