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Re: [PATCH] wildcard authz prototype

From: David James <djames_at_collab.net>
Date: 2006-05-02 20:29:01 CEST

On 5/2/06, Peter N. Lundblad <peter@famlundblad.se> wrote:
> > [wildcards]
> > /*/trunk = slash-star-slash-trunk
> >
> > [slash-star-slash-trunk]
> > @developers = rw
> >
> > The use of the new section (similar to how we currently use groups)
> > allows us to avoid the "what if people have a * in one of their paths
> > now?" question.
>
> Since I have a hard time accepting this syntax, may I suggest something like:
> [misc]
> wildcards = yes
>
> as a way of turning on wildcard matching globally.. Then, people can
> convert their authz files when they like (which will typically just
> involve adding these two lines).
+1! This is a big improvement over the 'slash-star-slash-trunk' syntax.

 [misc]
 wildcards = yes

 [/*/trunk]
 @developers = rw

Hey, I can understand that much better than slash-star-slash-trunk!

Cheers,

David

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David James -- http://www.cs.toronto.edu/~james
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