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Re: authz documentation?

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2005_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2005-10-24 14:15:21 CEST

On Oct 24, 2005, at 13:56, Claudio Ochoa wrote:

> Hi, I would like to know if anybody can provide me with a link to
> authz documentation, or to quickly explain me how to use it to
> solve my problem (described below).
> I just upgraded to svn 1.2.3, which according to the release notes,
> fixes the issue of mod_authz_svn being overly restrictive.
> Basically, what I want to do is to set svnserve to manage the
> following set of users and paths:
> 1- users having systems accounts will have write only access to the
> whole rep.
> 2- users with non-system accounts (well-known guests) can have read-
> only access to some particular paths of the rep, determined on a
> user basis.
> 3- anonymous users have no access to the rep.
> Can I do that with authz? how do I specify user names and the
> access mode/paths they are allowed to access?

Well, first of all, authz works only with Apache right now. In
Subversion 1.3, it should work with svnserve too, but it doesn't now.

And then, I'm not sure if your proposal can be done with Subversion's
authentication but I'll let someone else who has used authz respond
to that.

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