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RE: Removing rights on path based authentication

From: Jonathan Ashley <jonathan.ashley_at_praxis-his.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Jul 2008 11:01:53 +0100

> > I am using SSPI and path based authentication on an Apache server.
> > For the most part, everything seems to work. There is one
> example in
> > chapter 3 of the tortoiseSVN manual that doesn't work on my system.
> > In the excerpt of the svnaccessfile.txt below, rights are
> removed from
> > Dan German aka dangerman:
> >
> > # Default access rule for ALL repositories # Everyone can
> read, admins
> > can write, Dan German is excluded.
> > [/]
> > * = r
> > @admin = rw
> > dangerman =
> >
> > I find that I cannot remove rights in this fashion. In my
> > installation, dangerman can still see and retrieve files.
> If on the
> > other hand, I added this statement:
> >
> > dangerman = rw
> >
> > then dangerman would be able to write as expected. So it
> seems that I
> > can add rights in the fashon, but I cannot remove them. Had anyone
> > else had this experience?
> I would be interested in the answer, but you really need to
> ask server questions on the users @ subversion mailing list.

You might find a post I made earlier this year useful: http://svn.haxx.se/users/archive-2008-01/0222.shtml


Jon Ashley
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