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RE: Path-based authorization: How to hide restricted directories in TSVN?

From: Shaun Pinney <shaun.pinney_at_bil.konicaminolta.us>
Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2009 16:19:13 -0700

Hi Stefan,

Thanks. We'll post this over on the SVN users group.


-----Original Message-----
From: Stefan Küng [mailto:tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com]
Sent: Thursday, September 17, 2009 12:36 PM
To: users_at_tortoisesvn.tigris.org
Subject: Re: Path-based authorization: How to hide restricted directories in TSVN?

On 15.09.2009 22:00, Shaun Pinney wrote:
> Hello all,
> We’re setting up path-based authorization to allow/deny access to
> certain folders in our repository based on usernames. This is working
> great so far and, as expected, the Repository Browser doesn’t show the
> child files/folders downstream of restricted folders. However, the
> restricted folders themselves are still shown in the Repository
> Browser’s directory list. Is there a way to prevent restricted
> directories from showing in TSVN?
> For example, given this sample repo:
> /Trunk/test.txt
> /Trunk/Folder/noaccess1.txt
> /Trunk/Folder/noaccess2.txt
> we’ve restricted /Trunk/Folder for a user but the Repo Browser shows him:
> /Trunk/test.txt
> /Trunk/Folder
> Can the Repo Browser hide /Trunk/Folder for this user? As an aside,
> we’ve experimented and found that TSVN’s checkout will not checkout
> restricted directories.

You have to prevent read access to /Trunk/Folder on the server for this
This really is a server configuration issue. You should ask on the
Subversion mailing list for help about this (users at subversion tigris


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