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Re: [PATCH] Accept --force for switch --relocate was Re: Possible SVN Relocate bug

From: Justin Erenkrantz <justin_at_erenkrantz.com>
Date: 2007-03-14 09:08:45 CET

On 3/14/07, Peter Lundblad <plundblad@google.com> wrote:
> > Allow switch --relocate to accept --force to allow unreadable roots/UUIDs to
> > be switched.
> >
>
> This sounds a bit dangerous to me, but that might be OK, since --force
> implies that. But, isnce I didn't follow the thread, can you explain
> what the problem is that this wants to solve?

Imagine that mod_authz_svn is set up to deny access to / - but they
have access to at least some other sub-directory. Hence, the UUID
check fails with a 403. --force seems like a reasonable workaround
here - unless you have other ideas? -- justin

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