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Re: Authz - paths with trailing slash isn't supported - right?

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Sat, 09 Dec 2017 21:37:49 +0000

Paul Hammant wrote on Sat, 09 Dec 2017 16:22 -0500:
> So, administrators of Svn installs should *not* create paths in authz files
> with *trailing slashes* - like [/foo/] - right? I say that because my
> attempts to do so yields plenty of unexplainable 403 responses in ordinary
> clients like web browsers. Making me think it's a bug.

No, it's intentional:


The cause of the 403 should be logged on the server side.

> Or there could be a dev-team view that this is a documentation improvement
> issue at this point. Specifically some advice like "Paths that are
> directories don't have trailing slashes in square brackets other than [/]
> for the root" added to the above page.
> One more thing - Mike Pilato's
> http://blogs.collab.net/subversion/authz_and_anon_ article on CollabNet's
> blog ... would be great if it were slurped into the SvnBook somehow. Anyone
> from Collabnet care to weigh in?

Bug reports against the book should go to svnbook-dev_at_red-bean.com
Received on 2017-12-09 22:37:53 CET

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