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Re: authz problem: mixing anon access + protected directory.

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Thu, 17 Jul 2008 20:03:19 +0300 (Jerusalem Daylight Time)

C. Michael Pilato wrote on Wed, 16 Jul 2008 at 16:35 -0400:
> Omry Yadan wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I believe I found a bug with the behavior of SVN when working with
> > directories protected in authz.
> >
> > I tested it with svn 1.5.
> >
> > my goal is to have a repository which is accessible anonymously, with a
> > protected directory that is only available to specific users.
> >
> > the problem is that when I check out from the repo, I don't get the
> > protected directory even when my user is supposed to have full (read
> > write) access to it (when I check-out, the protected dir is skipped).
> You'll want to read this:
> http://blogs.open.collab.net/svn/2007/03/authz_and_anon_.html

Which (if any) of the workarounds described there is implemented for the
svn-org repository? Is there a reason we don't use the last one (quoted

    Finally, you could setup a second <Location> block in your
    httpd.conf file which points to the same repository but with
    a slightly different URL (for example, with "-no-anon" appended to
    it). In this block, disallow anonymous access. Then add a matching
    redundant entry in your authz file, too:
        * =
        @writers = rw


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