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Re: Authz-Authorisation with svnserve 1.30

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2006Q1_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2006-03-15 19:00:48 CET

On Mar 14, 2006, at 14:05, Randall Million wrote:

>> In this case, group2 is specifically denied access to the src
>> subdirectory. This works fine with ""svn co svn://server/repository".
>> However, if somebody chooses to add a subdirectory named
>> "xy/confidential_documents", group2 can automatically access this. Of
>> course, I would like to deny access automatically.
>>
>> Question: Can this be done with authz?
>
> Apparently this cannot be done with the authz file and SVN serve.
>
> To the best I can tell, the authz file implementation is broken for
> svnserve.

I thought svnserve and the apache module both used the same
underlying authz code. This would mean that it would be "broken" for
the apache module too.

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