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Re: mod_authz_svn inheritance broken?

From: Rainer Sokoll <R.Sokoll_at_intershop.de>
Date: 2005-12-01 11:14:49 CET

On Wed, Nov 30, 2005 at 11:14:54PM -0600, Kevin P. Fleming wrote:

> [groups]
> managers = ....
>
> [asterisk:/]
> * = r
> @managers = rw
>
> [asterisk:/team/kpfleming/private]
> * =
> kpfleming = rw
>
> However, the @managers permission from / is _not_ inheriting down to
> /team/kpfleming/private; if I don't explicitly list @managers on that
> path, the managers don't have any access.

Works as intended ;-)
In fact, there is a simple logic behind "inheriting": Last match wins.
So, the last match for your managers is the line "* =", which means: No
access. If a user kpfleming comes, the next line matches and therefore,
he is granted access.

Rainer

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