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Re: [Issue 2486] New - Svnserve 1.3 authz: writing on subfolder requires read access on repository root

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2006-01-22 22:14:25 CET

> A check in the code, and a short discussion with David Anderson on irc learned that:
> - svnserve requires read access to the repository root for commits.
> - this behaviour is by design.
> - mod_authz_svn doesn't have this behaviour, making both implementations of the
> same authz model incompatible

Before jumping into a patch, I'd like to understand *why* there are
these two different behaviors in our servers.

David Anderson: why is the new behavior intentional?

Sander Striker: why does mod_authz_svn *not* have this behavior? is
it intentional?

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