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Re: Authz on Collection of Repositories

From: Lieven Govaerts <lgo_at_mobsol.be>
Date: Mon, 5 Nov 2012 14:01:36 +0100

On Mon, Nov 5, 2012 at 12:02 PM, Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On Nov 5, 2012, at 3:11 AM, Branko Čibej <brane_at_wandisco.com> wrote:
>
>> On 05.11.2012 00:21, Thomas Åkesson wrote:
>>> I did some tests with curl --head just as a sanity check. It seems to be a good choice for access control. I primarily wanted to see that HEAD requests were not allowed in situations where GET is not (e.g. when user has access in directories below).
>>>
>>> The HEAD requests I performed (minimal curl command) did not cause the server to provide Content-Length when returning "200 OK".
>>
>> Which is precisely what I was talking about in my other post. Such HEAD
>> responses are invalid. If we implement HEAD, we have to do it correctly.
>>
>> -- Brane
>
> I thought that Serf already issues HEAD requests? Not sure about Neon.
>
No it doesn't, serf only sends the requests provided by svn. (except
when setting up an ssl tunnel, but that's not relevant here).

Lieven
Received on 2012-11-05 14:02:30 CET

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