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RE: Limit access in one subdirectory?

From: Brent Webster <brent.webster_at_liquidcomputing.com>
Date: 2005-09-15 21:33:09 CEST

Thanks Dale and Hari.

Using svn+ssh for now with no time to setup http so I guess I'll go with
option 3: create another repository.
Thanks

---
Brent x224
 
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Dale Hirt [mailto:dale@sbcltd.com] 
>>Sent: September 15, 2005 2:24 PM
>>To: Brent Webster; Subversion Users Mailing List (E-mail)
>>Subject: RE: Limit access in one subdirectory?
>>
>>For svn, there is currently no fine-grained access control.  
>>There was a Google SoC project that was supposed to implement 
>>this, but I don't know the status of it.
>>
>>As far as sub-dir protection goes though, even for http auth, 
>>I don't believe you can protect a subdir you've given access 
>>to, but I'll see about that.
>>
>>Oops, I was wrong.  You CAN do it with http auth.  See:
>>http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.1/ch06s04.html#svn-ch-6-sect-4.4.
>>
>>Dale
>>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Brent Webster [mailto:brent.webster@liquidcomputing.com]
>>Sent: Thursday, September 15, 2005 11:03 AM
>>To: Dale Hirt
>>Subject: RE: Limit access in one subdirectory?
>>
>>
>>1. Svn+ssh
>>2. Multiple people (between 5 to 10 people)
>>
>>---
>>Brent x224
>> 
>>
>>>>-----Original Message-----
>>>>From: Dale Hirt [mailto:dale@sbcltd.com]
>>>>Sent: September 15, 2005 1:38 PM
>>>>To: Brent Webster
>>>>Subject: RE: Limit access in one subdirectory?
>>>>
>>>>Brent,
>>>>
>>>>I'm not even sure where to begin with this.  You seem to be 
>>confusing 
>>>>two different access methods to the repository, along with 
>>mixing in 
>>>>some old CVS notions of how data is stored in Subversion.
>>>>
>>>>First, I guess, what client string are you using to access the 
>>>>repository?  http://svnbox/repos?
>>>>file:///svnhome/repos?  svn://svnbox/repos?
>>>>
>>>>Second, is this for one person to access, or multiple people?
>>>>
>>>>Dale
>>>>
>>>>-----Original Message-----
>>>>From: Brent Webster [mailto:brent.webster@liquidcomputing.com]
>>>>Sent: Thursday, September 15, 2005 10:24 AM
>>>>To: users@subversion.tigris.org
>>>>Subject: Limit access in one subdirectory?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>What's the best way, if any, to limit write and possibly 
>>read access 
>>>>to a particular subdirectory in subversion.
>>>>Can different UNIX groups be used?  Or do all files take on 
>>the group 
>>>>ID of the db directory.
>>>>Use various hook scripts to limit checkout.  Note: If I 
>>checkout at an 
>>>>upper level parent then how can I limit the checkout of that 
>>>>particular sub-directory?
>>>>Or simply create a separate FSFS repository?
>>>>Thanks, Brent
>>>>brentwebster_at_liquidcomputing_com
>>>>
>>
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