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Re: 1.1.0-rc1 authz_svn problem

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-08-04 19:21:20 CEST

On Tue, 2004-08-03 at 23:36, David Kewley wrote:

> This behavior is *not* as desired. Perhaps this is not a subversion bug
> -- I may well have made some configuration mistake somewhere. But the
> fact that during 'svn co' I'm not asked for username/password, *and*
> not warned, does seem like a bug. It also seems suspicious that 'svn
> co' fails where a web browser succeeds.
> Can anyone reproduce this or comment on it?

This is a failing in the authentication model, which Sander Striker (the
author of mod_authz_svn) have discussed in the past. Because the 'root'
checkout requires no authn, the server sends no challenge, and the
checkout procedes as anonymous for the entire checkout. I can't
remember if there's a workaround or bug filed on this, or if there's
even a plan or way to get the behavior you desire.

Sander, can you comment?

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