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Re: Slowness on 'svn log' related to Issue #2151 ?

From: Andrew Goodnough <Andrew.Goodnough_at_wicourts.gov>
Date: 2006-03-02 16:49:41 CET

Thanks. Leaving it on and still being able to restrict access is
reasonable to me, too. Good to know. (I think Matt Doran said this
same thing but it stuck the 2nd time) :)


>>> On Thu, Mar 2, 2006 at 9:31 am, in message
Mark Phippard <markp@softlanding.com> wrote:
> "Andrew Goodnough" <Andrew.Goodnough@wicourts.gov> wrote on
> 10:21:43 AM:
>> Thanks, setting 'SVNPathAuthz off' fixed it. We were planning to
>> configure AuthZ later to define a tighter access policy but if this
>> performance penalty exists we'll have to think again. It seems this
>> the nature of the beast, rather than a bug.
> Depending on how concerned you are about security, you can still use
> and get good security even with this setting. Let's say there was a

> commit of stuff (by someone else) in multiple projects, some of which
> do not have authority to via the AuthZ settings. Without this
setting, if
> you ran svn log, it would omit from the log the files that were
changed in
> projects you are not authorized to. With this setting, that extra
> checking is not performed and svn log would show you that those files
> changed. Personally, this does not concern me.
> However, with this setting, you still cannot directly access the
stuff you
> are not authorized to access, such as commit or checkout. So it is
> that bad to have this setting in effect.
> Mark
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