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

From: Peter Lundblad <plundblad_at_google.com>
Date: 2007-03-14 09:32:26 CET

Justin Erenkrantz writes:
> 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

What about changing the validator signature to take an expected repo
root instead of this root flag. (I guess I didn't think of this scenario
when implementing this, or I'm missin something now;). Or isn't it possible
to do svn_ra_get_repos_root on an unreadable root (I hope it is).

This would avoid the problem altogether without the user having to run with


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