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RE: Apache/mod_authz_svn configuration for anonymous repository browsing

From: Sander Striker <striker_at_apache.org>
Date: 2003-08-23 18:19:28 CEST

> From: Francois Beausoleil [mailto:fbos@users.sourceforge.net]
> Sent: Saturday, August 23, 2003 6:13 PM

> Hi !
>
> I was searching for information on how to setup anonymous browsing, and
> no mention of it is made in the book. The
> http://svn.collab.net/repos/svn/trunk/subversion/mod_authz_svn/INSTALL
> mentions that we need a dummy anonymous account, but I could not find any
> more information about that.
>
> Would someone be so kind as to help me out ? I created a user named
> anonymous with no password. But, when I browse the repository, I still
> have to say that I am anonymous.

That's why you needed to create the anonymous account and publish the
password.
 
> Can this be prevented ?

Nope. This is a limitation of how the auth[nz] hooks currently work in
httpd-2.0. We will be looking into that. Someday.

Sander

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