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Re: Is hiding access restricted dirs from parent dir's listing possible?

From: Hiroharu Tamaru <tamaru_at_myn.rcast.u-tokyo.ac.jp>
Date: 2004-11-08 05:53:20 CET

At Sun, 7 Nov 2004 16:11:00 -0600, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> On Nov 7, 2004, at 1:15 PM, Hiroharu Tamaru wrote:
> >
> > Now, is it possible to hide the existence of /restricted1 directory
> > when another user, user2, browses / with a web browser, or by
> > svn ls http://path_to_repo/ ?
> >
>
> It is not possible to hide the existence of the unreadable directory.
> 'svn ls' will show it, so will an http GET on the parent directory
> (which is what your web browser is doing).

Thank you for clearing it out.
It's good to know that I'm not foregetting something obvious.
It may be a nice feature to have, somtime, though.

> However, it's impossible for anyone to read the *contents* of the
> unreadable directory. 'svn checkout' the repository root, the
> unreadable directory is skipped over.

Yes, that I understand, and it is working fine.

Thank you.

-- 
Hiroharu Tamaru
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