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Re: Specification of path-based authentication file

From: Branko Cibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: Fri, 13 Feb 2009 17:40:43 +0100

C. Michael Pilato wrote:
> Dirk Thomas wrote:
>
>> One issue was how to handle duplicate groups-sections.
>>
>
> Hrm... I don't know the interpretation policy here.
>

If, as I believe, the authz configuration file is parsed by the same
parser as the client-side Subversion config file, then entries that
appear later override existing ones; i.e., it's a "merge + overwrite".

>
>> Another is about
>> line breaks in the list of users when specifying a group. Support for
>> aliases is not yet implemented.
>>
>
> IIRC, line breaks are allowed so long as the "continuation lines" start with
> whitespace.
>
> group1 = user1,
> user2,
> user3,
>

Yup. We follow the Python ConfigParser file structure in almost all details.

-- Brane

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