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Re: Adding svn dbses without apache restart

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-01-13 17:56:55 CET

On Tue, 2004-01-13 at 07:27, Václav Krpec wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to make apache able to manage SVN repositories
> creations/removals without need of httpd.conf modification and
> restart.

That's what SVNParentPath is for. Unfortunately, if you use
SVNParentPath, then (1) all repositories must share the same
user-database, and (2) you can't use mod_authz_svn. This is all
documented in chapter 6 of the book.

> Allow me one more question to the subject --- is it possible to
> manage SVN repositories with the SVNParentPath directive in the
> <Location> scope in httpd.conf _without_ authentification
> and authentificate user accesses using .htaccess files (maybe
> using <Directory ...> AllowOverride ... </Directory> directive
> in httpd.conf?

No, I don't think using .htaccess files will work with mod_dav_svn.

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