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Re: [Patch] Expression support for SVNPath and SVNParentPath

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:18:49 -0500

Just a note to those reviewing this patch. C-Mike did something "similar"
on a branch here:

http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/subversion/branches/SVNParentPathTemplate/

I notice there is no branch.readme but the commit messages probably explain
the behavior and there was thread on it here:

http://svn.haxx.se/dev/archive-2013-08/0168.shtml

Mark

On Wed, Feb 25, 2015 at 11:35 AM, Graham Leggett <minfrin_at_sharp.fm> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> The SVNParentPath directive allows a set of repos to be placed at an URL,
> but if you have more complex needs such as providing many customers (with
> separately mounted home directories) access to many repositories, this may
> not be enough.
>
> The attached patch brings httpd v2.4 expression support to the SVNPath and
> SVNParentPath directories through the addition of an optional second
> parameter, which allows you to do stuff like this:
>
> <LocationMatch ^/svn/(?<CUSTOMERNAME>[^/]+)/>
>
> # customer has their own partition, inside is an “svn” directory
> with repos in it
> SVNParentPath /home/partition %{env:MATCH_CUSTOMERNAME}/svn
>
> # customer repos are protected by this group
> require ldap-group cn=https://svn.
> ${SERVER_SUFFIX}/%{env:MATCH_CUSTOMERNAME},ou=svn,ou=Groups,o=Somewhere
>
> </LocationMatch>
>
> Or perhaps this based on the HOST header (and a wildcard SSL cert):
>
> <Location />
>
> # customer has their own partition, inside is an “svn” directory
> with repos in it
> SVNParentPath /home/svn %{HTTP_HOST}
>
> # customer repos are protected by this group
> require ldap-group cn=%{HTTP_HOST},ou=svn,ou=Groups,o=Somewhere
>
> </Location>
>
> Both the SVNPath and SVNParentPath directives now take an optional second
> argument, containing a string expression to be evaluated and added to the
> end of the primary path. If the expression evaluates to a path above the
> first argument, an error will be returned.
>
> The patch was developed against trunk, and applies clean to v1.7.19.
>
> Regards,
> Graham
> —
>

-- 
Thanks
Mark Phippard
http://markphip.blogspot.com/
Received on 2015-02-26 21:21:30 CET

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