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Re: Support character classes in glob authz rules

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Mon, 3 Dec 2018 09:39:41 +0100

On Mon, Dec 03, 2018 at 09:30:53AM +0100, Stefan Sperling wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 03, 2018 at 08:15:24AM +0000, Julian Foad wrote:
> > Branko Čibej wrote:
> > > The proposed change in the parser is only enabled for parsing authz and
> > > global group files, other Subversion configuration files will use the
> > > current semantics.
> >
> > These sorts of quirks tend to make a system hard to maintain in the long run. What if we find another case where we'd like to depart from that parsing? How far would we go?
> >
> > What alternative solution could we consider?
>
> Some sort of escaping mechanism might work.

See also https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/SVN-4784

It would be nice if a solution to the authz issues would address
that issue as well.
Received on 2018-12-03 09:40:01 CET

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