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Re: integrated access control

From: Lieven Govaerts <lgo_at_mobsol.be>
Date: 2006-02-02 08:51:52 CET

Quoting J S <jevans591@yahoo.com>:

> Hello,
>
> Just wanting to confirm whether the additional access
> control added to svnserve is any more closely tied to
> the repository than the Apache version. From what I'm
> reading it seems not but I'd like to verify.
>
> The problem we have is that Apache access control does
> not follow the directories specified when they're
> copied/branched and require server access to maintain.
> I've seen mention of using properties and a
> pre-commit hook script to restrict access, but to my
> understanding this can't prevent read access.
>
> Thanks,
>
> - jevans
>

The authz module of svnserve is the same as the one in mod_authz_svn, in fact
the code is now shared.

So to answer your question: No, authz is still directly tied to branch names.

Lieven.

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