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Re: authz documentation

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-08-02 21:02:57 CEST

On Mon, 2004-08-02 at 03:56, Mikhail Sobolev wrote:
> Hi
> I'm trying to better understand features of mod_authz_svn module. So
> far only two sources of information were found:
> -- INSTALL file that accompanies mod_authz_svn sources
> -- Subversion Book
> However I could not find the answer for the following questions:
> * in case [project:/path] and [/path] both exist, how they are processed

Specific repository overrides the "general" repository one, i.e. it's
matched first.

> * if two records exist '* = r' and 'harry = ', what rights harry
> will have?

Again, the more specific one wins. "harry" matches both "harry" and
"*", but the "harry" one will override the general "*" match.

> * are those pathes pathes to directories only, or it's also possible
> to control access on per-file basis?

Access is on paths; it doesn't matter if the path is a directory or
file, they all work.

Thanks for the feedback; I'll make a note to clarify this in the book.

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