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Re: Apache and .htaccess files

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-07-16 17:50:00 CEST

On Fri, 2004-07-16 at 10:16, Paul Jones wrote:
> Thank you for the answer to my first question. I will quit looking for
> a way to make .htaccess file work.
> >Why will mod_authz_svn not "work the way you need it to"? Your
> >requirements are:
> LDAP Authentication. The users/groups reside in a ldap directory.

If the apache LDAP authentication module is capable of filling in an
authenticated username in the apache request structure ('r->user'), then
mod_authz_svn can control permissions to specific
repositories/directories for each user. I think people have done this

When it comes to groups, you're out of luck. mod_authz_svn has its own
notion of groups, and there's no standard apache mechanism for
mod_auth_ldap to communicate a "group" to some other module.

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