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Re: apache/svn security question

From: Christophe Labouisse <gabuzo_at_tigris.org>
Date: 2004-01-13 21:10:30 CET

On Tue, 13 Jan 2004 14:33:08 -0500
Rob van Oostrum <rob.vanoostrum@blastradius.com> wrote:

> Is there any way that I can give a user access to a specific directory
> in the repository without giving them read-access to everything?
> Specifically for browser access. Unless I include * = r under the [/]
> heading, giving out read rights to specific directories doesn't result
> in any actual access (at least not through a browser, which is what
> I'm looking for).

Are you sure giving permission only in the subdirectory does not work ?
I have a test repository with the following SVN access file :

moi = rw
[/Test dir]
anonymous = rw

Using the anonymous logging I'm able to browse "Test dir" while I cannot
access any other part of the repository. I cannot browse from the
repository's root but that's what I ask anyway.

Beside this I notice that a "user = " line in the svn access file
removes the authorization for this user. So I guess the following should

* = r

intruder =

or may be something like

* =
friend = r

should work (well actually it works but I'm not sure this is within the

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