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Re: Case sensitivity in authz files

From: Philip Martin <philip.martin_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Thu, 25 Apr 2013 12:53:29 +0100

Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com> writes:

> So what exactly is broken, behaviour-wise?  Is authorization done with
> case-insensitive username checking in the server, and the "svnauthz"
> tool is broken in that it fails to do case-insensitive matching of
> usernames?  Or something else?

The tool and the server do the same thing. Switch the lines in this
authz file:

  pm = rw
  PM = r

to give this:

  PM = r
  pm = rw

Those two files grant different permissions to usernames pm and PM and
the permissions granted are not "pm=rw" or "PM=r".

The behaviour can be explained but is it correct?

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