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Multiple repository, multiple configuration with SVNParentPath and AuthzSVNAccessFile?

From: Cedric Williams <CedWilli_at_tceq.state.tx.us>
Date: 2005-01-11 18:07:17 CET

  We're setting up an enterprise svn server, running via Apache on
RHEL3. This will host multiple repositories for multiple development
groups. What I'm trying to figure out is:
  Can multiple access control files be set up under one Location
directive and SVNParentPath, or is the only way (if I want more than one
AuthzSVNAccessFile) to have each repository in a distinct Location
This server will have 100+ users at the beginning, and I would like to
delegate some of the user list maintenance to the repository admins. My
wish would be to be able to do something like this in the default access

<include file-x>
or to have multiple AuthzSVNAccessFile directives in the Location
block. I love the ability of SVNParentPath to set options for all the
repositories, but I don't see how to allow repository admins to maintain
their lists without giving them the ability to corrupt the access
configurations for all the repositories in the system.
Currently, I've got this in httpd.conf:
<Location /svn>
  DAV svn
  SVNParentPath /svndata/repos
  AuthType Basic
  AuthName "Subversion TEST Repository"
  Satisfy Any
  Require valid-user
  AuthzSVNAccessFile /svndata/svnconfig/default-access-file
  SVNIndexXSLT "/svnindex.xsl"
  ErrorDocument 403 /403error.html
(403 ErrorDoc because the RewriteEngine / RewriteRule doesn't seem to
work for some reason . . . )

And default-access-file:
* = r
* =
user1 = rw
user2 = r
Any thoughts appreciated. Thanks!
--Cedric Williams

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