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Re: authz changes between 1.9 and 1.10

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_apache.org>
Date: Thu, 6 Dec 2018 09:01:42 +0100

On 05.12.2018 15:23, Branko Čibej wrote:
> On 05.12.2018 15:05, Julian Foad wrote:
>> Branko Čibej wrote:
>>> On 05.12.2018 14:44, Julian Foad wrote:
>>>> Branko Čibej wrote:
>>>>> Yes, but I'm asking for a review of the BNF to make sure that it doesn't
>>>>> contain silly bugs.
>>>> At first glance, I saw what looks like a bug: it says a comment must have a non-white-space immediately after the '#'... I didn't review further.
>>> The <text> production used imply "optional". I already fixed that and
>>> how the comment definition reads:
>>>
>>> <comment> ::= "#" <opt-text> <line-end>
>> The problem is <opt-text> isn't allowed to start with whitespace.
> Eh, you're right; I redefined <opt-text> to fix that, which also fixes
> <key-value>.

I've decided that documenting the syntax of authz files at this level
doesn't really belong in this document. So I started this:

https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/x/oYvQBQ

and will refer to that page instead, pointing out the differences.

-- Brane
Received on 2018-12-06 09:01:53 CET

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